Fit for a queen: viking kaftan and a hood for Queen of Drachenwald.

"Fit for a queen: viking kaftan and a hood for Queen of Drachenwald." By Sahra…

Love the color combination.  Viking kaftan from diamond twill

Fabric hand woven and natural dyed from Loricamos Poland, tablet woven band by Mervi Pasanen, pattern based on Masku Humikkala grave 31 four-leave, design Viivi Merisalo.

Reconstruction    The state of the remains allowed confident reconstruction of Garment 1 as a tubular hanging dress (Figure 3):

Reconstruction of a century Russian "viking" style underdress (linen trimmed in silk) and overdress (linen trimmed in silk)

Oval Brooch, 10th century, made in Scandinavia, Viking, copper alloy, gilt.

Oval Brooch Date: century Geography: Made in Scandinavia Culture: Viking Medium: Copper alloy, gilt Dimensions: Overall: 4 x 2 x 1 x 4 in. x x x cm) Accession Number: Metropolitan Museum of Art

Rus Vikings - Bing Images

Portraits under lights of Viking period reenactors. Please note some of these people are portraying cultures from lands the Vikings visited, such as the Alania culture and the Balts.

* A coppergate cap

A coppergate style cap? Coppergate is in York (Jorvik), but the drawing has a point like the Dublin hood.

Norwegian women in the winter with Birka-style coats. Note the woven or naalbinding scarves tucked into the open neckline for warmth

Norwegian women in the winter with Birka-style coats. Note the woven or naalbinding scarves tucked into the open neckline for warmth. We have no proof that this was done but it makes practical sense.

Vendel Age pearl spreader and pearls from Kunsta, Adelsö, Uppland. (Adelsö is the island right across Björkö/Birka, and center of the later court to be.) Discussion in "En vendeltida smyckeuppsättning" Arrhenius, Birgit Fornvännen 65-91 http://kulturarvsdata.se/raa/fornvannen/html/1960_065 Ingår i: samla.raa.se

Vendel Age pearl spreader and pearls from Kunsta, Adelsö, Uppland. (Adelsö is the island right across Björkö/Birka, and center of the later court to be.) Discussion in "En vendeltida smyckeuppsättning" Arrhenius, Birgit Fornvännen 65-91 http://kulturarvsdata.se/raa/fornvannen/html/1960_065 Ingår i: samla.raa.se

An apron dress with pleats in the back, sewn down to a point just below the waist. These are deep but relatively few in number.  I do not know the name of the woman who created this dress.

An apron dress with pleats in the back, sewn down to a point just below the waist. A media cache picture;

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