This bunad has a floor-length heavily gathered skirt that joins to a brocaded silk bodice above the bust - Textiles
  • Date Nineteenth century
  • Place of Origin Sauland, East Telemark, Norway
  • Creator Unknown

This bunad has a floor-length heavily gathered skirt that joins to a brocaded silk bodice above the bust.  The skirt is edged with a velvet band and silk ribbon.  The woven band is done in a pickup pattern in reds and there are pompoms at the ends. The wide belt is tablet-woven. There is a long black sateen apron that is bordered with two bands of richly brocaded silk ribbon and chenille. The long-sleeved black wool jacket, is waist length in the front and rises sharply in the back.  It has a standing collar and is bordered with silk ribbon and lined with red cotton.

  • Materials Wool, silk, linen, cotton
  • Identifier / Source LC4293 - Gift of Tone Øverland Smedal
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