Ancient Roman Sewing Needles, Spindle-Whorls, Loom-Weights & Weaving Implements



Ancient Roman, c. 1st - 3rd century AD. Long bronze sewing needle. Measures 117 mm (4 5/8") with nice olive-green patina. ex-Los Angeles, CA collection. Still could be used to sew today! #AR2671: $125

Ancient Roman, c. 1st - 3rd century AD. Long bronze sewing needle. 136 mm (5 3/8") with nice deep olive-green patina.
ex-J. Rilling collection, Orange County, CA. Still could be used to sew today! #AR2398: $125


Ancient Roman, c. 1st - 3rd century AD. Lovely bronze sewing needle. 116 mm (4 1/2") long with nice reddish-brown patina.
ex-J. Rilling collection, Orange County, CA. Still could be used to sew today! #AR2399: $125


Ancient Roman, c. 1st - 3rd century AD. Carved-bone sewing punch or awl. Beautiful dark brown patina with light earthen deposits. Measures 96 mm long and quite sharp! ex-Malter Galleries, Encino, CA; ex-Los Angeles, CA private collection. #1855A: $75


Large Roman spindle whorl, c. 1st-3rd century AD. With an accompanying note reading 'Pottery spindle-whorl found in the ruins of the Roman Haltern Museum, Westphalia, 1945' and with 'Haltern, (Westp.) 1946' written on the piece in ink. 1 3/8" (35 mm). Ex Hertfordshire, England collection. #AR2171: $275 SOLD



Ancient Rome, 1st-2nd century AD. Beautiful carved-bone spindle whorl. Found in Syria. Gorgeous deep red comor with intricate "dot-within-dot" band around. 13 mm. diameter. ex-Malter Galleries, Encino, CA; ex-Los Angeles, CA collection. #2594: $90 SOLD


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Ancient Rome, 1st-2nd century AD. Beautiful carved-bone spindle whorl. Found in Syria. Lovely reddish tone with fine incised diagonal details all around. 18 mm diameter. #2566: $75 SOLD

Ancient Rome, 1st-2nd century AD. Beautiful carved-bone spindle whorl. Found in Syria. Deep black coloration with five carved "dot within dot" details around. 17 mm diameter. #2586: $75 SOLD


Ancient Roman sewing needles, 100-300 AD. Carved of bone.
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#1: Beautiful dark bone sewing punch or awl. Measures 96 mm long and sharp! #1855a: $75
(The 2 others are sold)

#2: Amazing and HUGE bone sewing needle. Measures a whopping 157 mm (6 1/8 inches) long! #1855b: $149 SOLD

#3: Nice Roman bone sewing needle, measures 119 mm (4 5/8 inches) long. #1855c: $99 SOLD