Henrik Örjes
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Historically-correct clothing for a Viking man. Black clothing was a rarity since it was hard to dye naturally. Black was worn when a Viking intended to kill somebody.

All the Germanic peoples in northern Europe wore similar clothing. While variations did exist, throughout the Viking era and across the Viking lands, clothing styles were remarkably consistent.

Brings to mind characters from "God's Daughter" (book by Heather Day Gilbert)...

They walked down the wharf, keeping an eye out for the ship." She asked anxiously." their little girl exclaimed. Thomas smiled at her. "We can't stay here any longer, Lou.

Woman's Anglo Saxon dress (from the origional website:) This dress is entirely hand sewn. The underdress is linen, the overdress is woolen. The belt is tablet wowen in linen. The pouch is of wool, with an embroidered beast from the Bayeaux tapestry (woolen threads in natural colors and hibiscus).

Woman's Anglo Saxon dress (from the origional website:) This dress is entirely hand sewn.