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Antique Hardanger Bunad - Norwegian Traditional Costume - Married Woman’s Costume - Traditional Heirloom Bunad Circa 1850s

Antique Hardanger Bunad - Norwegian Traditional Costume - Married Woman’s Costume - Traditional Heirloom Bunad Circa 1850s

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Antique Hardanger Bunad - Norwegian Traditional Costume - Married Woman’s Costume - Traditional Heirloom Bunad 

Woman’s bunad from Hardangerfjord is worn by married women from Hardanger.

Introducing the Antique Hardanger Bunad, a stunning and rare piece of Norwegian traditional costume history that captures the beauty and intricacy of the Hardanger embroidery style. This bunad, or traditional costume, is specifically designed for a married woman and is a true heirloom piece that dates back to the 1850s.

Crafted from high-quality wool and cotton fabrics, this Hardanger Bunad features exquisite embroidery details that are specific to the Hardanger region of Norway. The intricate white and red embroidery on the black wool fabric creates a striking and timeless contrast that is both elegant and unique.

This Antique Hardanger Bunad is perfect for those who appreciate the beauty and quality of traditional costume design. The classic silhouette is both flattering and versatile, making it suitable for a variety of occasions and events. The intricate embroidery and high-quality craftsmanship ensure that this bunad will be a cherished family heirloom for generations to come.

Whether worn as a special occasion costume, a unique piece of cultural history, or simply cherished as a rare and exquisite example of traditional Norwegian craftsmanship, this Antique Hardanger Bunad is sure to become a treasured addition to any collection. It's a stunning example of the beauty and tradition of Norwegian folk costume design.

This Traditional antique Bunad includes beaded belt, waistcoat, blouse, black full length skirt with bustle, white shirt and apron, red traditional stockings

She is understandably given her age has some Marks and small holes where she has had sølje attached.

Known as “the first bunad”, Hardanger’s collection of designs vary in detail but are best known for their distinctive red body and white apron.

There are no sølje included.

More photographs available on request

Measurements are as follows

Waist on skirt 27” (has a bustle so could be let out a further approximate 2”-3inches)
Hips up to 60”

Blouse armpit to armpit 23” laid flat

Shoulder to hem 21”
Inside sleeve 16”

Waistcoat armpit to armpit approx 17” laid flat

Length of skirt 42”

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