New Viking Outfit – Birka

For my new Viking outfit I want to try and be mostly geographically consistent. I chose Birka because my leather pouch is based on Birka finds, and my reenactment group portrays a group of Swedish traders and artisans. The one exception I am allowing myself is the apron dress, which will be based on the … Continue reading New Viking Outfit – Birka

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Viking

In 2014 I joined a Viking reenactment group, and therefore needed a whole new wardrobe.  I started with a basic underdress and apron dress. Both are of linen, because wool is usually too hot for Southern California, and I also did a Jorvik cap of linen. The underdress is a basic style with side gores, … Continue reading Viking