Beltestakk. There are hundreds of costumes in Norway.

Would be neat to wear this as a winter dress or costume, Norwegian beltestakk

Pattern for  a Norwegian costumes, or Bunads  This schematic is copied from an original bodice from the 1830's when the fashion was for the empire waist. They are now worn at the natural waistline. There is boning in the back side seams to keep the point standing upright.  from FolkCostume

FolkCostume&Embroidery: Costume and 'Rosemaling' Embroidery of West Telemark, Norway

Beltestakk bunad from Skien, Øst-Telemark  - both rustic and beautiful. This one was made by Norsk Flid Husfliden.

FolkCostume&Embroidery: Beltestakk and Gråtrøje, Costumes of East Telemark, Norway part 1

Norwegian girl in traditional costume, beautiful artwork!

Nordic Thoughts: Norway - 'Telemark Peasant' in a 'beltestakk' Nico Jungman - Norway, 1905

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