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Viking Clothing Guides

The Viking Clothing Guides are PDFs of Clothing found and reconstructed and sorted by Region to aid Historical Re-enactors
 

Danish Viking
 
Map of Viking Denmark
 
Index of contents:
 Hedeby Kaptur / Hood
The Danish Tunic
Male Viking Costume Closet Selection Hedeby / Haithabu
Mammen - Tunic, cloak cape, pants, arm bands, Leg Ties
Thorsberg Pants
Bernuthsfeld Shirt
Virborg Shirt
The Hedeby Kaftan
Hedeby Pochewka knife
Hedeby Purse
 
 

Norweign Viking
 
 
 
Index of contents:
Tunic with vents
Skjoldehamn garments - Hood, Tunic, under Tunic / shirt, Trousers/Hose, Hose, Footwrappings, shoes, knife handle,
 
Index of contents:
Skjoldehamn Kaptur ( Hood)
Skjoldehamn Trousers
Skjoldehamn Shawl or Blanket
Oseberg clothing fragments
The portfolio of Eide/ wallet pouch
Sakwa of Gokstad / pouch bag
Szpila ring from Beinnes / ring cloak pin
Buckle from Germundbu
Gokstad Cutting Board
Gokstad Cutting Board
 

Swedish Viking
 
 
 
Index of contents:
 The Bocksten Man - Tunic, Cloak, Hood, Hose / trouser, under hose, front laced shoes,
 Breeches
 Male jacket with BIRKI
 Birka Women’s Pleated under dress
 Birka Women’s Over Apron Dress & Back Draping Mantel
 Birka Women’s other items of clothing
 Birka womens kaftan jacket
 Purse of Gotland
 Kaletki of Jämtland ( belt with pouch)
 Portfolios of BIRKI ( wallet pouches)
 Key to the Burg
 Birka womens kaftan jacket
 Purse of Gotland
 Kaletki of Jämtland ( belt with pouch)
 Portfolios of BIRKI ( wallet pouches)
 Key to the Burg
 Birka Women’s other items of clothing
 Birka womens kaftan jacket
 Purse of Gotland
 Kaletki of Jämtland ( belt with pouch)
 Portfolios of BIRKI ( wallet pouches)
 Key to the Burg
 Birka womens kaftan jacket
 Purse of Gotland
 Kaletki of Jämtland ( belt with pouch)
 Portfolios of BIRKI ( wallet pouches)
 Key to the Burg
 
Index of contents:
Vikingtida Herreman
Cap / Hat
Kaftan
Särkland / under shirt
Bag and belt
Påsbyxor ( Trousers )
PUTTIE / leg wraps
Shoes 
 
Index of contents:
Headscarf
Rynkveckad Sark – Pleated Under
Tunic
Hängselkjolen - Apron
Span dents / Brooches and gear
Shoes
Kappa / Women’s Kaftan
Jacket
Treflikigt buckle / Trifold Buckle
 
 

Rus Viking
 
 
Index of contents:
Rus Male Costume by Peter Beatson
Introduction
Hat
Kaftan
Accessories
Undershirt
Trousers
Leg Bindings
Shoes
 
 
Index of contents:
Sorochra - Rus under Shirt
Senmurv Kaftan
Porty - Rus pants
Byzantine trousers
 
 
 
Index of contents:
Rus Female under tunic
Pan'ova  Rus skirt
 
 
 
Index of contents:
Head scarf
Headband and Temple rings
 
Pskov Apron Dress - Fabric Treasure by E. Zubkova, O. Orfinskaya, D.S. Likhacheva.
found on Pskov Archeological Center Website. Translation by Lady Sofya la Rus, Mka Lisa Kies
( has original photos of the Apron)

Peter Beatson's excellent summary. on the apron.

 
 

Finnish Viking
 
Lehtosalo-Hilander, Pirkko-Liisa: Ancient Finnish Costumes 1984, ISBN 951-99605-4-6

Making of Female Finn Viking Dress, Satu Hovi 2005 / 2011
 
 
 

Other Culture Clothing Guides
 
Saxon
 
Index of contents:
Early (Pagan) Saxon - 410 to 650 AD - Grave 33, Eriswell (female)
Undergarment
Peplos-type Dress
Cloak
Leg-coverings
Footwear
Hair and Headgear
Brooches
Belt
Jewellery
 
Middle Saxon - 650 to 850 AD - Middle Saxon Woman
underdress
Dress
Cloak
Shoes
Scarf
Belt
Accessories
Jewellery
 
Christian Nobility -8th Century
Underdress
Dress
Cloak
Shoes
Hair
Veil & Fillet
Belt
Accessories
 
Index of contents:
Late Saxon - 850 to 1066 AD / Anglo-Saxon Nobleman - 10th/11th Century
Undertunic
Tunic
Cloak
Trousers
Leg Bindings
Boots
Hair
Hat
Accessories
Seax Knife
 Anglo-Saxon Noblewoman - c1000 AD
Underdress
Dress
Cloak
Leg Bindings
Shoes
Hair
Head scarf & band
Accessories
Wimples ( Head scarfs)
 
Anglo-Saxon Warrior - c1000 AD
Undertunic
Tunic
Cloak
Trousers
Leg bindings
Boots
Hair
Helmet
Shield
Scramaseax
Langseax
 

Other Usefull Guides
 

Stitches and Seam Techniques - How to do hand sewing

Index of contents:
 

Viking And Saxon Stitches

 1. Running Stitch

 2. Oversewing

 3. Herringbone

 4. Blanket Stitch

 Seams

 1. Seams

 2. Butted Seams

 3. Stand-Up Seam

 4. Seams Spread Open After Join Is Made

 5. “Lapped” Fell Seam

 6. Fell Seam Worked On Wrong Side Of Garment

 Finishes On Raw Edges Of Seams

Sewing On Tablet Woven Braid

 Hems

Other Stitches Found In Archeological Finds

 References

 
 
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