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Viking dress with embroidery from Oseberg
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Decorated Viking dress made of olive green linen fabric (100%) in herring bone pattern. Simple geometric cut based on a T shape, with small squares under in the armpit. The sleeves narrow towards the wrist. The dress has two wedges; one at each side. The cuffs are bordered with light rose silk 100%. Fabric has been washed before sewing. Inside stitches are machine, every visible stitches are made by hand. In front of the dress is huge hand made embroidery, made with linen threads sized 22 cm x 16 cm. The motif of embroidery comes from detail from a sledge pole from Oseberg. Dress should be hand washed in 30 C. This type of dress was worn by Viking women both separately and as a set with an apron. An embellished dress would go well as a richer element of early medieval costume.
Size M: length of dress 140 cm, width under the armpit 49 cm x 2 (dimension measured without square wedges), width in belt 50 cm x 2, width in hips 55 cm x2, length of sleeves 58 cm, width of sleeves 14 cm, height of wedges 104 cm. Size of dress is around 38-40.