the Osebergmound the archaeologists found a lot of artefacts that
inform us about patterns and textiles used for costumes in the
starting point is the story about the queens Åsa and
Alvhild, and the find shows what kind of dresses and
materials they used when celebrating festivals.
of these traditions are now passed on in “Vestfold Stakken”
skirt and shawl are produced in linen
or wool, everything decorated with ribbons in silk.
shirt in linen, cotton or silk is also decorated with ribbons.
Both the cut of the skirt and the types of material are traced
back to the Vikings
skirt is produced in different styles.
All accessories are specially
made for “Vestfold Stakken”: knitted jacket, hat, shawl,
the knife-belt, with a small purse
to it and silver ornaments.
knitted jacket has patterns directly taken from finds in the
grave. The silver ornaments are also based on the finds. The knife
has a handle made of birch and the Osebergship motiv as decoration
in the sheath. It is made by a local smith.
its personal character associated to no special period, the skirt
has become a costume with distinct links to the Viking age.
including accessories costs:
$1500 - 2000 / £ 800 -1200 / € 1200 - 1800