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The two young ladies are wearing bunads from Røros, Norway. The local costume tradition has been heavily influenced by the Biedermeier and the New Roccoco fashions Copyright-Laila-Duran

boots made of shoes attached to felted/embroidered wool?

Very often we find that the “treasures” of folk costume handicraft are hidden at first sight. Ingrid is wearing a beautifully trimmed skirt and apron, finely knitted stockings with elaborate embroidery, and shoes to die for.

Digitalt Museum - 150. Brudedrakt og brudgomsdrakt, Setesdal, Aust-Agder. Fotografert stående utendør mot opphengt bakteppe. Visittkortformat.

Bride and groom from Setesdal, Aust-Agder County in Norway, n. Photo by fotograf Knud Knudsen

Bridal costume (bunad) for rent at Almankås in Bø in Telemark County -  http://www.almankas.no/

Bridal costume (bunad) for rent at Almankås in Bø in Telemark County - www.

The man is wearing a kirtle from Kautokeino, Norway and the woman a Lule Sami kirtle from Sweden. Her kirtle is of chamois leather and he has chosen to have the rather unusual combination of grey broadcloth with the ribbons stitched on to white panels. The traditional colors would be blue with red panels.

The man is wearing a kirtle from Kautokeino, Norway and the woman a Lule Sami…

Scandinavian Folk Costume *If not from a specific 'region', then it's called a "fest drakt" instead of bunad. Bunad is a very precise, time consuming (or expensive) endeavor, in intricate embroidery & hand stitch. It's from a small area where you and your mother (or father) lives/ed -- YOUR TRIBE ... Fest Drakt is simpler. the old ways of a frock.

Scandinavian Folk Costume *If not from a specific 'region', then it's called a…

The backside of the bunad bodice is made of red silk decorated with silver lace. Her hair is tied up as was customary for unmarried women.

FolkCostume&Embroidery: Overview of Norwegian Costumes, part The eastern heartland

Beautiful 18th century folk costume from Norway.  Love the colors and patterns though

Reconstructed century bunad from Hedmark, Norway - this reminds me of the way that Japanese combine color and pattern; just a different ethnic flavor

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