Sara Karlsson
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Please read this about apron dress decoration: http://urd.priv.no/viking/smokkr.html Please read this site about belts: http://www.medieval-baltic.us/vikbuckle.html

Women were actually highly revered in the viking age and had all the right of men and were also in battle with the men. They were called sheild maidens! So yea this is not true!

Viking coat  Note: Interesting that the sleeves are short, it strikes me as a very practical intentional feature in a time with limited "climate control" and more outdoor work.

Viking coat Note: Interesting that the sleeves are short, it strikes me as a very practical intentional feature in a time with limited "climate control" and more outdoor work. LOVE the color!

Hilde Thunem's recreated apron dress or "smokkr", based upon the Hedeby find.  Note that she has deliberately made the back of the dress longer than the front, in light of the "train" effect shown in period art.

Hilde Thunem's recreated apron dress or "smokkr", based upon the Hedeby find. Note that she has deliberately made the back of the dress longer than the front, in light of the "train" effect shown in period art.