Traditional Bridal costume from Eastern Telemark, Norway. Early 1800s.
May 17th is the national day of Norway. Solveig (left) is wearing a Norwegian folk costume called bunad. Frida (right) is wearing a Swedish folk costume (she is from Sweden).
very late for May 17th!
but any day is a good excuse to draw Norway~
(( This might be late in Norway but it’s still the 17th of May where I live ^^;
So yeah, I hope that the Norwegians had a fun celebration today! And get ready for the Eurovision finals tomorrow! ))
A little late
because I’ve been a total lazy bum latelybut…
Happy National Day Norway!
17th of may!
the Norwegian constituition day
“This bunad from Hjörunfjord has a pretty black hat with silk ribbons tied under the chin. The birch-bark horn, was very popular as an “accessorie” on photos taken in the early 20st century. In real life, it was used to call the cows back from the pasture to the barn.”
Text and photo: Laila Duran ©