Viking wardrobe inventory / index

When I first started to think of a Viking-Age costume, I made a bit of a list of what I wanted to make/find/acquire, but I neglected to create an inventory of what I already have (or could adapt…) I wanted to do a bit of a post on that – mostly for my own sake. I intend to keep this a “living” document that I can add to when I need.

Underdress

*image still needed* White linen underdress – long sleeves, slit neckline, couched hem
Needs: brooch for neckline, long enough apron-dress to cover the embellished hem
Blue underdress swatch Blue linen/look/blend (need to look at this) underdress – t-tunic style, long sleeves, slit neckline
Needs: good to go
PinkPurpleUnderdressSwatch Pink/purple linen/look/blend (need to look at this) underdress – t-tunic style, long sleeves, square neckline, tonal bands on arms
Needs: Don’t think that the neckline is right, so maybe to be worn with a shawl or something?
BrownSwatch Brown linen underdress – short sleeves, slit neckline, no embellishment
Needs: brooch for neckline.  Short sleeves should be worn over a long sleeved underdress unless super-hot weather, or sleeve-messing work.
black linen underdress neckline Black linen underdress – long sleeves, slit neckline, embroidery at neckline and hem
Needs: brooch for neckline
Focus on neckline and cuff of new blue linen underdress Navy blue linen underdress – very tight long sleeves, slit neckline, silk cuffs, neckline and cuffs embellished with trim.
Needs: brooch for neckline
 Pale green linen under derss
 Drab grey-green wool under dress

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