Bavarian reckoning cloth, German, 16th century.
Image number: 10327714
Replica made in 1972. The original cloth is preserved at the Bavarian National Museum in Munich. Reckoning cloths were used as portable substitutes for counting boards. The letters on the cloth stand for various denominations of Bavarian currency.
- Image number:
- Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
- Date taken:
- 20 October 2003 18:47
- Image rights:
- Science Museum