Liisa Malin
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Possible interpretation of the Haithabu finds. Brown underdress, open-fronted light brown apron dress, brown apron panel. The apron is based on Femming Bau's theory. The red isn't talked about in the description.

A reproduction of an authentic Viking Hangerock "suspended skirt", worn by high ranking women, and made from quality fabric with suspenders fastened by two ornamental brooches.

Lovely apron dress based upon the Kostrup find but with a wider pleated portion than is consistent with the actual find.  Note the absence of a tablet-woven band over the top of the pleats.

Lovely apron dress based upon the Kostrup find but with a wider pleated portion than is consistent with the actual find. Note the absence of a tablet-woven band over the top of the pleats.

Reconstruction from the Trelleborg museum; photograph by Hilde Thunem.

Trelleborg reconstruction - Detailed photos and information about a Viking burial find that included a pleated dress.

Apron Dress Expert - Agnes Geijer. Born 1889, died 1989. Swedish textile historian and archaeologist and did this Doctorate Thesis on the graves found in Birka in1938. Birka: Untersuchungen und study. 3, Die Textilfunde aus den Gräbern.

Birka III by Agnes Geijer. The whole book scanned by russian viking group Skidbladnir

Reconstruction of the Køstrup apron-dress at the National Museum of Denmark. Photo by Hilde Thunem

Viking woman: Clothing: Reconstruction of the Køstrup smokkr, from the National museum of Denmark Photographs by Hilde Thunem

Lovley aprondress. A version of the Køstrup find here with tiny folds in the back as well. It is floor length with a short serkr underneith.

A version of the Køstrup find here with tiny folds in the back as well. It is floor length with a short serkr underneith.