By Thor Ewing

Contrary to renowned fable, the Vikings had a name for neatness and their models have been copied a ways past the nation-states of Scandinavia. those that may have enough money to displayed a love of good outfits made of silks, from light-weight worsteds in subtly woven twills, and from the best of linens. This obtainable new booklet is the 1st to take on the query of what the Vikings wore, drawing on proof from artwork and archaeology, literature, and linguistics to reach at a clean knowing of the character of Viking garments, protecting wealthy and terrible, women and men throughout Scandinavia. It contains an summary of Viking textiles and dyeing, and an exploration of material construction and garments within the context of Viking society as an entire, in addition to an in depth attention of either female and male clothes and a brand new interpretation of the suspended dress.

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