Female Bunad From Upper Hallingdal

In Upper Hallingdal, Buskerud County, the traditional female Bunad was in daily use up until the 1970’s. Like many other Norwegian Bunads, married and unmarried women have different headgear: “Konehette” (wife’s hood) is still in use, while few single girls… Read More ›

Male Bunad from Hedemarken

The Bunad tradition has its roots in local dress customs in the Norwegian pre-industrial agrarian society. Many folk costumes went out of use in the early 1800’s, but got its renaissance through the romantic nationalism around 1850. The Bunads were… Read More ›