András Olessák

András Olessák

András Olessák
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Viking dress.

This is the effect I will be going for when I use that red fabric as an apron dress, using a different color under dress and and probably a front cloth at times.

Absolutely STUNNING Norse garb with fantastic embroidery and card weaving. All on a beautiful blog in a language I... can't understand. Sigh. EDITED TO ADD: This gets repinned a LOT with my original comment, so make sure you check out Nille Glæsel's viking clothing books if you are interested in these reconstructions.

Absolutely STUNNING Norse garb with fantastic embroidery and card weaving.

Great for a viking dress!

Called bälteshäng" in swedish". Style recreated from North Swedish Lapplandish deerhorn part.

tutorial and article on viking aprons

An SCA Viking (note the necklace and Shiken), but I love the color combo, the weave of the smokr fabric (she wove it herself), and the grooming set hanging from a length of whipcord.

Leg bindings - During the Viking age, the fabric would have been woven to the correct dimensions for the intended purpose, rather than cut from larger piece of cloth, as was done for the replica shown to the right. As a result, a leg wrap from the Viking age would have selvages along each edge which resisted fraying, rather than a stitch used on the modern replica.

Leg bindings - During the Viking age, the fabric would have been woven to the…

Most shoes were ankle height, although there are a few examples of higher boots. A pair of calf-high reproduction boots are shown to the right, which use the same kind of toggle closure as the shoe shown above. In addition, the saga literature mentions high shoes. In chapter 9 of Hávarðar saga Ísfirðing, Valbrand's sons took off their high shoes while they raked hay.

less-common, calf-high viking boot (reproduction), also closed with toggles. (a simpler boot was closed with drawstring.