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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


Danish Viking Clothing Guide
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




Norweign Viking Clothing Guide - part 1
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




Swedish Viking Clothing Guide
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

Swedish Viking Male Clothing Guide
Index of contents:
Vikingtida Herreman
Cap / Hat
Kaftan
Särkland / under shirt
Bag and belt
Påsbyxor ( Trousers )
PUTTIE / leg wraps
Shoes

Swedish Viking Woman's Clothing Guide
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




Rus Male Clothing guide - part 1Index of contents:
Rus Male Costume by Peter Beatson
Introduction
Hat
Kaftan
Accessories
Undershirt
Trousers
Leg Bindings
Shoes


Rus Male Clothing guide - part 2
Index of contents:
Sorochra - Rus under Shirt
Senmurv Kaftan
Porty - Rus pants
Byzantine trousers



Rus Female Clothing guide - part 1
Index of contents:
Rus Female under tunic
Pan'ova Rus skirt



Rus Female Clothing guide - part 2
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


Finnish Female Clothing Guide
Lehtosalo-Hilander, Pirkko-Liisa: Ancient Finnish Costumes 1984, ISBN 951-99605-4-6
Making of Female Finn Viking Dress, Satu Hovi 2005 / 2011

Male Viking Finn Costume Replicas, Satu Hovi 2002





Other Culture Clothing Guides


Varangian


Varangian-Russian mercenary in Byzantium of X-XI centuries.


Vikings in England,  Scotland,  Wales  and Ireland 

For those doing portrayls of vikings in England, Scotland, Wales  or Ireland , you may need to look at where  did they come from originally for clothing finds 
i.e if your baseing your self as being from Jorvick (York on the map ) then you would want to look at Danish viking clothing and jewelry  finds as that area was settleby danish vikings  , but if your baseing your self from Dublin then you would want to be looking at Norway clothing and jewelry finds 




Saxon


Saxon Clothing - part 1 - Female
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


Saxon Clothing - part 2 - Male & Female
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

How to Lucet