Dress made from a plain-weave brushed dark blue wool - Textiles
  • Date 1951
  • Place of Origin Leekveien, Skarnes, Gudbrandsdal, Oppland, Norway
  • Creator Unknown

This bunad has an ankle-length skirt that joins to a bodice. Both are made from a plain-weave brushed dark blue wool. The bodice is low cut, opens down the front. The skirt has 20 waist pleats. There is decorative floral embroidery over much of the bodice, as well as on the skirt and hem border. The accompanying purse is made of the same material as the skirt and bodice.

  • Materials Wool, cotton, linen, leather, silver
  • Identifier / Source 1983.055.001 - Gift of Ida and Hannah Swensrud
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