Viking girls The environment of the Viking girls was a little bit restricted. Because their main duty just took place within the threshold of their houses. They had to learn many skills from their mothers: cooking, cleaning, alcohol brewing, preparing meals, weaving, and sewing, Sometimes Viking girls and women would help the Viking men on the farm during the harvest. But what the Viking girls must master was the household tasks. Because when they got married, they became the Viking women who w
Iron Age womens garment called a peplos, or chiton (pronounced 'ki-ton'). This was the most common attire for women, found over the entirety of ancient pre-Roman Europe, from Britain to Greece. The shoulders are pinned together with fibula, while another ornamental fibula pinned to the front gives the fabric weight, keeping it out of the way. You can see how this outfit would evolve into the Scandinavian Viking 'hangerok' or 'spitti' as it was later known.