Women’s head-dress of linen. Edged in front with white lace. — From 1750—1850.
Swedish costumes of the country people from Dalarna, Leksand, Mora, Skåne. Bride and groom from Hitterdalen in Norway.
The Swedish farmhouse, the so-called Ryggastuga, is a small, simple dwelling house with a grass roof. Interior and household goods.
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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.
Dalarna costumes, Sweden. Dalarna is a historical province (landskap Swedish) in the heart of Sweden.
Sweden Leksand. Traditional farmers national costumes early 19th century.
Colourful Scandinavian folk costumes from Sweden.
Girl from Blekinge, Sweden 1860. Gallery: “Sheets for costume design: historical and folk costumes. Published by Franz Lipperheide, 1876-1887.
Girl from Leksand in Dalecarlia, Dalarna, Sweden 1880. Read more: Travelling sketches in Russia and Sweden during the years 1805, 1806, 1807, 1808. By Robert Ker Porter. Source: “Sheets for costume… Read More