We have updated our article about wooden axe sheaths.
"The vikings did like ritually killing kshield bosses also, piercing them with spears and chopping them up with axes or swords. The other weapons from the same burial fit the holes, verifying their use in the destruction. @Kulturhistorisk"
Some Clothing of the Middle Ages -- Hose/Trousers -- Skjoldehamn A "bog-find" that has been Radiocarbon dated to about CE. These appear to be a draw-string design. The "trim" is woven into the material of the leg.
The figure holding the sword behind the king is of particular interest. I think they are in a chemise which are sometimes described in writings of the time as side laced such that skin is seen. The waist looks extra long and gathered with a center gore and side gores which look gathered in. Great detail! Manuscript: Walters W.30 Gloss on Lamentations of Jeremiah Folio 03r Dating: 1150-1200 From: Austria (exact location unknown) Holding Institution: Walters Art Museum