Woven Bands from Finland | Beautiful Take on Tassels

Woven Bands from Finland | Beautiful Take on Tassels

Akseli Gallen-Kallela, 'Aino' triptych (left-hand panel). The young Aino's first meeting with Väinämöinen. Aino has been promised in marriage to Väinämöinen since her brother, Joukahainen, lost a magic singing contest to him. Perhaps understandably, she would rather die.

Akseli Gallen-Kallela, 'Aino' triptych (left-hand panel). The young Aino's first meeting with Väinämöinen. Aino has been promised in marriage to Väinämöinen since her brother, Joukahainen, lost a magic singing contest to him. Perhaps understandably, she would rather die.

Kaleva Serie  "Väinämöinen ja Aino".  Marja Vanni

Kaleva Serie "Väinämöinen ja Aino". Marja Vanni

Kalevala illustration by Martta Wendelin

Kalevala illustration by Martta Wendelin

"Kalevala interpretive art"  Missy Birgit says this includes a form of the Pernio dress, a museum costume interpretation that cannot be supported by any archaeological finds.  The bronze-spiral decorated apron can be found in the archaeological record but the rest is conjecture.

"Kalevala interpretive art" Missy Birgit says this includes a form of the Pernio dress, a museum costume interpretation that cannot be supported by any archaeological finds. The bronze-spiral decorated apron can be found in the archaeological record but the rest is conjecture.

Karelian woman wearing traditional dress (Finnish vintage postcard)

Karelian woman wearing traditional dress (Finnish vintage postcard)

Sakkola-Rautu. Carelia

Sakkola-Rautu. Carelia

The Life and Art of Sigfried August Keinänen -  IIllustrations for the Kalevala - "Aino"

The Life and Art of Sigfried August Keinänen - IIllustrations for the Kalevala - "Aino"

The Life and Art of Sigfried August Keinänen -  IIllustrations for the Kalevala

The Life and Art of Sigfried August Keinänen - IIllustrations for the Kalevala

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