• Date 1938
  • Place of Origin Norway
  • Creator Gunheld Fløystad

This dress has a black wool skirt that is  gathered at the waist and attached to a vest. The vest has red trim around the neckline and armholes. There is traditional Hallingdal floral embroidery on the front and back of the vest. The same type of embroidery is around the hem of the dress.

White long sleeved pull over shirt with collar and cuffs. Gathered at neckline and cuffs. Holes in cuffs for cufflinks.

The apron is made of black fabric printed with orange and pink roses. There is a wool waistband with traditional Hallingdal floral embroidery. The black wool cap also has tradtional Hallingdal floral embroidery.

The dress was handmade by the paternal aunt of the donor for her in 1938. It was worn by the donor between 1938 and 1940 in Brooklyn  New York  for the annual Sunday school parades when everyone wore costumes.

  • Materials Wool, linen
  • Identifier / Source 2007.017.001 - Gift of Rosa Floystad Tellefsen in memory of the Floystad and Skaaland Families
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