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FolkCostume&Embroidery: Overview of Norwegian Costumes, part 2. The eastern heartland

Overview of Norwegian Costumes, part 2. The eastern heartland

Hello all, This is the second part of my overview of the costumes of Norway. This will cover the central row of provinces in Eastern Norway, the yellow and orange ones on the map below, minus the ones I covered in the first article. This includes the provinces of Oppland, Buskerud, Telemark, and East and West Agder. All of these have at least some areas in which folk costumes were a living tradition or within living memory at the beginning of the 20th cent. The National Bunad Council Bunad…

Folk costumes - buskerud, norway

Folk costumes - Page 11

Here we can post pictures of folk costumes from our areas. Here I start; Northwestern Bulgaria http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/6a/Vratsa-ethnomuseum-19century-festive-costumes-from-Vratsa-region.jpg Southeastern region: http://www.balkanfolk.com/bg/pic/shop-products/424-bulgarianstarozagorskiwomenfolklorecostume.jpg Thracian male: http://www.balkanfolk.com/bg/pic/shop-products/431-bulgarianmensfolklorecostumethracetrakiiski.jpg Female:

Livstakk

Norsk Institutt for Bunad og Folkedrakt

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Hei alle sammen ! I mitt liv er det travelt om dagen, det har dere sikkert skjønt siden jeg ikke har gitt lyd fra meg verken her eller der....

Livstakk - Norsk Institutt for Bunad og Folkedrakt / DigitaltMuseum

Livstakk

Norsk Institutt for Bunad og Folkedrakt

Skjorte, halsskjorte

Norsk Folkemuseum - Photographer Reinsfelt, Anne-Lise

FolkCostumeEmbroidery: Bunad and Rosemaling embroidery of upper Hallingdal, Buskerud, Norway -

Bunad and Rosemaling embroidery of Hallingdal, Buskerud, Norway

Hello all, I am sorry that I have not posted in a while, but sometimes things get in the way. It occurred to me during my last post that there are entire nations which I have not yet addressed, and I thought I should remedy this. I noticed in particular that I have not yet written anything about Scandinavia. I suppose I should mention that there is somewhat of a controversy as to what 'Scandinavia' includes, the most restrictive definition would include only Sweden and Norway; most people…

Skjorte, halsskjorte - Norsk Folkemuseum / DigitaltMuseum

Skjorte, halsskjorte

Skjorte, halsskjorte - Norsk Folkemuseum / DigitaltMuseum