Traditional Norwegian bunad worn by a Minnesota man

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Identifier

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Title

Traditional Norwegian bunad worn by a Minnesota man

Creator

McDonald, Gregor

Date

Created: not later than 08/23/1973

Description

Man's traditional Norwegian costume (bunad in Norwegian) worn by a performer in an ethnic dance group based in Minnesota. The costume consists of five elements: a jacket (A), pants (B), vest (C), garters (D,E), and a pair of stockings (F,G). Jacket A) The black woolen broadcloth jacket features a standing collar and full-length sleeves. It is trimmed along its edges with red wool braid and couched green thread. The black woolen broadcloth knee breeches have a buttoned front flap. The red, green, white and black wool plaid vest is double-breasted, with a lapel and standing band; it fastens with two rows of pewter buttons (two additional buttons are on the lapel). The vest is lined in light blue satin. The garters are of wool and finger-woven in a red, white and blue flame pattern. The knee-length stockings are hand-knit, ribbed, and shaped at the calf.

Subject

Norwegians
Dance
Clothing.Men's Special Purpose Clothing.Unclassified
outfit

Source

Minnesota Digital Library

Type

image

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