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Sweden. Her hair is tied in a red ribbon and a hårnäver. This is used as a hair band to keep the hair high up on the forehead. A hårnäver is made from two pieces of birch-bark that are sewn together with long stitches on the back. They are decoratively painted in matte red or reddish-brown, free-hand. Bark is collected from the birch trees in the spring when the rising level of sap makes it easy
Beltestakk and Gråtrøje, Costumes of East Telemark, Norway part 1
Hello all, today I am returning to Telemark, one of the richest provinces in terms of folk art and costume in Norway. Telemark has three costume areas, West Telemark, East Telemark and Tinn. I have already covered one version of the costume of West Telemark. Today I will do the same for East Telemark. East Telemark consists of the east half of the province, minus Tinn. There are three versions of the East Telemark costume for both men and women. These are not associated with different…