Kruunumorsian. In old times the Finnish bride always wore black dress, as it was her best dress and she used it to go to the church wearing it. White wouldn't have been proper. Later they could use other colours but white was still out of the question. Now, of course white is in.
A Finnish bridal couple 1925. This bride has a very high crown so she was probably from a well to do family. Poor ones made their crown sometimes from gold coloured paper and decorated it with coloured beads and pieces of broken mirrors.
Saami Bridal Crown - Digitalt Museum - Brudkrona - Användning: Brukningsort: Sverige (SE), Lappland Accession: 1895 - Nordiska museet
En detalj från grannlåtskrona. Foto: Museiverket/Markku Haverinen.
Traditional Finnish "Kruunumorsian" ("Crown of the Bride," Martha Nukke)
Finnish grannlåtskrona. In Sweden and Finland this type of crown where worn by brides in the countryside and made from whatever embellishements they could find: jewellery, foil, metal pieces, paper, beads, wrapping paper, silk bows and more.
Pohjalainen Kruunuhääpari. Sundom, Ostrobothnia province of Western Finland.- Pohjanmaa - Österbotten