Symbols from shamanistic tradition (Norway)

*The Saami - Samisk - Sámi*: Aug 2008 There are boat-symbols found in stone-age pethroglyphs in both Alta (Norway) and in Karelia (Russia), and in other Nordic areas that were populated by the first European hunter and gatherers.

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…

A Sami man's LUHKA or LUKKA is a hood cape - Traditionally it's made from a very thick woollen cloth, but also leather. Saamelaisen miehen luhka, tummansinistä verkaa, käytössä haalistunut.Tehty neljästä verkakappaleesta.Pitkittäissaumoissa punaiset verkatereet.Helma päärmätty kapealla punaisella veralla, pääntie kapealla keltaisella veralla.Helma leikattu istuvuuden vuoksi kaarevasti.Suurin leveys n.110 cm,korkeus 98cm. - Suomen Kansallismuseo

A Sami man's LUHKA or LUKKA is a hood cape - Traditionally it's made from a very thick woollen cloth, but also leather.

Winter coat, woman's, ornamented. Yakut, Sakha, Siberia (1902, Jesup expedition). Cloth, fur, hide, metal, sinew, bead

Winter coat, woman's, ornamented. Yakut, Sakha, Siberia (1902, Jesup expedition). Cloth, fur, hide, metal, sinew, bead

"linnaeus in his lappland dress" | from the colonial willamsburg museum

1807 - New illustration of the sexual system of Carolus von Linnaeus ?and the temple of Flora, or garden of nature. by Robert John Thornton

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