Kalevala

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Pumpkins! Black glue line~chalk pastel

Pumpkins! Black glue line~chalk pastel

Viking Age Finland - By studying the archaeological records, fabric remains, and descriptions recorded in books such as Kalevala, weavers designed the clothing, using modern yarns that were available to them.

Viking Age Finland - By studying the archaeological records, fabric remains, and descriptions recorded in books such as Kalevala, weavers designed the clothing, using modern yarns that were available to them.

I love these vikings. This blog is great but I must figure out how to translate it!!

I love these vikings. This blog is great but I must figure out how to translate it!!

Akseli Gallen-Kallela (1865-1931): Lemminkäisen äiti, 1897.  (Kuvalähde: Kuvataiteen keskusarkisto)

Akseli Gallen-Kallela (1865-1931): Lemminkäisen äiti, 1897. (Kuvalähde: Kuvataiteen keskusarkisto)

Finnish Art Nouveau rug Liekki design by Akseli Gallen-Kallela to Paris World Fair (1900).

Finnish Art Nouveau rug Liekki design by Akseli Gallen-Kallela to Paris World Fair (1900).

Opiskelumateriaalia Kalevala-aiheeseen.

Opiskelumateriaalia Kalevala-aiheeseen.

Kalevala Map

Kalevala Map

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.

Akseli Gallen-Kallela, Väinämöinen's Departure

Akseli Gallen-Kallela, Väinämöinen's Departure

The origins of iron.  The three daughters of Ukko spread from swollen udder milk white, red and black. And from that milk poured on the Earth (so says the old  Väinämöinen  in runo IX of  Kalevala) produces various types of iron.   Joseph Alanen.

The origins of iron. The three daughters of Ukko spread from swollen udder milk white, red and black. And from that milk poured on the Earth (so says the old Väinämöinen in runo IX of Kalevala) produces various types of iron. Joseph Alanen.

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