Hardanger costume. Norway 1896

Norway, Hardanger traditional costume

Hardanger costume 1896.

Hardanger costume. Norway 1896.

“A sort of bonnet with a white starched fluted apron at the back, which in many undulations rippled down alsmost to their own happy waterfalls”.

The Hardangerfjord (Norwegian Hardangerfjorden) is a 170 kilometer long fjord on the south-western Atlantic coast of Norway in Fylke Hordaland. It is one of the longest and deepest fjords on the Norwegian coast. The region around the Hardangerfjord is also called Hardanger.

A Voyage to Viking-Land by Thomas Sedgwick Steele. Publisher: Estes and Lauriat, Boston 1896.

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