A History of the Norwegian Bunad

Video link: https://youtu.be/i9w3SVX14KA

And I do mean very brief. I don’t even get into the bizarre creation that is “Nationalen”, or the chaos that happened mid-20th century. Nevertheless, I do hope you enjoy this little introduction. Especially (perhaps?) all the pretty pictures, because word knows, there are so many gorgeous bunads in Norway, I could only fit in a small fraction!


Examples of Norwegian folk dance:



List of Norwegian bunads by category

Short article about Hulda Garborg, also in English (further down the page)

Silk found in the Oseberg Viking ship burial

Reading (All Norwegian. Begging your pardon. It is what it is 🤷):

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