Peasant art of the Sámi people. Embroidered reindeer harness. Drinking ladles. Knives and Flasks. Carved reindeer-horn bag-locks. Carved Match boxes and clasps. Needle cases.
Young girl from Reykjavik, Island in festive dress. Farmer and girl in Sunday state from Dalarna County, Sweden. Young woman in summer costume from the Swedish province of Bleking. Family in Sunday state from the Parish of Leksand, Dalarna, Sweden. Winter coat of sheepskin from the Swedish Sudermanland.
Historic costumes from Hardanger, Norway 1888.
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A Lapp boy. Norway 1896.
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Inhabitants costumes of the Lapps, Sami.
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