Hedeby / Haithabu apron dress fragment, 10th century

Haithabu Harbor dress fragment from Wikinger Museum Haithabu, sourced from "A Medieval Wardrobe".

Viking Age head-coverings:  1. Styled Hair 2. Knotted Scarf 3. Draped Scarf 4. Headband 5. Cap 6. Headband and Scarf

Viking Age head-coverings

Viking Age head-coverings: Styled Hair Knotted Scarf Draped Scarf Headband Cap Headband and Scarf

This another Museum remake of a Rus/ Norse female ensemble from the Ladoga Museum in Russia. The exhibit dates it to 9-10th Century

Museum remake of a Rus/ Norse female ensemble from the Ladoga Museum, Russia. The exhibit dates it to Century note apron dress length!

Apron dress loops construction, I use a bit of tablet woven trim instead of the bottom loop, but seriously this method is awesome.

The authentic way to construct viking-age apron dress straps. The straps are meant to be held together with your brooches!

interpretation of apron dress based on the textile find from Hedeby. Maybe something similar was worn at Kaupang?

interpretation of apron dress based on the textile find from Hedeby. Maybe something similar was worn at Kaupang?

National Museum of Iceland. Mitten from Arneiðarstaðir, Fljótsdalhérad, east Iceland. Made from Nålebinding in Oslo stitch/Type IIa, the mitten was discovered in 1889 and described in 1895 by Pálmi Pálsson as being 26cm long, 12 cm wide, and from 10th century.

Knitted Mitten - Wool, made using nålebinding technique - Arneiðarstaðir, Fljótsdalhérad, east Iceland - National Museum of Iceland - century

Viking Women Clothing Pattern

Norse Apron Dresses — One Interpretation - SIMILAR to the overdress pattern/tutorial given in link by Convivial Crafter, but seems to hve more detail on measuring

The front of the dress worn by "Britt" showing pleats between the brooches as well as in the back.  Apparently it was inspired by the Kostrup find.

The front of the dress worn by "Britt" showing pleats between the brooches as well as in the back. Apparently it was inspired by the Kostrup find.

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