Replica Bavarian reckoning cloth, German, 16th century.

Bavarian reckoning cloth, German, 16th century.
Replica of a Bavarian counting cloth, 16th century. 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.
 
Currently on display in:
Mathematics
Year made :
1972
Inventory number :
1972-229