A Norwegian tradition is the use of sheepskin. Some times it is made ​​with a (aakle) Skillbragd coverlet woven in a twill diamond overshot pattern using homespun and dyed wool. This is a carpet for babies. http://www.googvarm.no/products/Babyposer/

A Norwegian tradition is the use of sheepskin. Some times it is made ​​with a (aakle) Skillbragd coverlet woven in a twill diamond overshot pattern using homespun and dyed wool. This is a carpet for babies. http://www.googvarm.no/products/Babyposer/

Skinnfeller til store og små

Skinnfeller til store og små

Oddny Textile With Sheepskin M - Nordic Home - Detail

Oddny woven textile backed with gray curly-haired sheepskin. Hand-made in Norway.

Uncut gotland leather - The tradition of 'skinnfell' goes way back in the Norwegian  history and it is a way of decoration sheep skin with printed symbols.  Often the symbols involve the elements water, sun, plants, animals  and 'a fifth image' - often a heart. These symbols give the owner a  long life, love, fertility and wealth.

Uncut gotland leather - The tradition of 'skinnfell' goes way back in the Norwegian history and it is a way of decoration sheep skin with printed symbols. Often the symbols involve the elements water, sun, plants, animals and 'a fifth image' - often a heart. These symbols give the owner a long life, love, fertility and wealth.

Symetrisk trykk - liker  :-)

Symetrisk trykk - liker :-)

Made by Anita Hårstadhaugen - love the print !

Made by Anita Hårstadhaugen - love the print !

▶ Skinnfell søm, Lofotr vikingmuseum - YouTube

▶ Skinnfell søm, Lofotr vikingmuseum - YouTube

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