Outfit, Ladies Viking Complete

This package gives you the basic garments for a Christian Scandinavian or Scandinavian-influenced impression circa 700-1100.  Package contains a linen gown, hangeroc (overgown) in wool or linen, and a choice of headwear. 
 
BONUS: We’ll include a pair of simple open ring brooches FREE with each package purchase.

Establish the status of your portrayal with colour, and then dress it up or down with various accessories such as jewelry, belt, purse, shoes, garters, etc. (Accessories not included).

The Early Medieval Gown is a well documented, generic early medieval style,  appropriate for the period 900-1300. The pattern based  on a number of extant garments from the 11th-13th C. which share similar patterning details.  It is recommended by Regia Anglorum and the Vikings for Anglo Saxon and Norman portrayals. It may be worn alone or layered with other garments.

The body is a generously sized "A" shape, flaring from the point of the shoulder to hem. The bottom width is increased with gores inserted from waist to hem. The sleeves are tapered to the wrist, and have a square gusset under the arm. The neckline is round and finished with a self-fabric facing. Sizing allows for floor length on most women.  Medium weight linen.
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The pattern for our 'Hangeroc' or Viking Apron dress is extrapolated from the description of extant pieces from the Hedeby find. Close fitting around the bust, the skirt flares out below the waist.  Straps over the shoulder pin to the front creating an ‘apron’ effect. The hangeroc is available in either linen or wool, in stock sizes or made to order at additional cost.

Stock sizes for the hangeroc are:

  • Small - 32”-34” bust
  • Medium - 36”-38” bust
  • Large- 40”-42” bust
  • XL- 44”-46” bust
  • Custom/Made to Order- wool (+$20)
  • Custom/Made to Order- Linen(+$20)

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Jorvik (Coppergate) Hood is made of a rectangle of cloth with a rounded seam over the crown of the head. Made to the measurements of the original, it is long enough to fall to the shoulder, covering the head and neck. Examples of this type of hood have been recovered from the Viking finds at Jorvík (Viking York), Lincoln and Dublin and are described in  ‘Textiles, Cordage and Raw Fibre from 16-22 Coppergate’ by, Penelope Walton (Council for British Archaeology, London, England 1989).

Some Members of Regia Anglorum have interpreted images from the period as a Triangular head scarf (O.E. feax-clath ) knotted at the nape of the neck, so we offer this as style of head covering as well.  
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$214.80 if purchased separately. Save $24.85 when you purchase the package. 

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All garments are made of high quality linen or wool, expertly cut and professionally sewn for a polished look and long life.  All are based on extant garments/fragments and/or period artwork and have no visible machine stitching.

Please choose your size and color preferences below-- we'll do our best to accommodate your wishes but occasionally our stock differs slightly from the menus. In that case we'll contact you.  If you’d like some help making your choices, feel free to give us a call- we’re always happy to help!



 



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This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 16 April, 2013.