National Geographic : 1924 Jun
IN THE LAND OF THE VIKINGS 671 Photograph by Donald McLeish A MATRON OF THE IIARDANGER DISTRICT Locality, not changing fashion, gives diversity to Norwegian styles. By their embroidery and design one can tell the district, sometimes the village, of the wearer. The Hardanger costume is regarded as one of the prettiest of all Norway. The distinctive mark of the married women is the skaut, a white linen cap folded and starched.