National Geographic : 1919 Aug
WEAVERS OF THE WORLD A GIRL OF THE HARDANGER REGION, NORWAY The people of this part of Scandinavia have to a large extent retained their medieval style of dress. The women wear a black skirt with a long white, deeply embroidered apron and a white waist with a short velvet jacket embroidered in intricate design with brightly colored beads. Married women wear a white cap which almost entirely conceals the hair, and bridal crowns are passed from mother to daughter. These women excel in embroidery and weaving.