900 CE Male Norse Tunic

Title900 CE Male Norse Tunic
Entry #GGB2021.0009
Alternate NamesT Tunic, Lendbreen tunic
Year900 CE
Time range600-1000 CE
EraEarly Medieval
GenderMale
regionNorthern Europe
Countries/cultures Northern Europe
Maker
Difficulty1
ConfidenceExtant Example

Intro:

Tunic, pants, leg wraps used in many northern European areas for a wide time frame in the early medieval era

Description:

Linen under tunic Wool tunic with woven trim at wrists, pants tied with a drawstring at the waist,  wool leg wraps, Norse style boots, belt and pouch.

Many of the male garments from across northern Europe through the early middles ages share many similarities.

Inspiration Images

Common Materials

  • Fabrics:
    • linen
    • wool
  • Ornamentation:

Effective Substitutions

  • Fabrics:
    • cotton
    • cotton-linen
    • linen-rayon
    • wool blends
    • Scrub pants can be used for pants.  Strips of cloth can be used for leg wraps.  Various boots and shoes can be used if they do not stand out too much.
  • Ornamentation:

Ensemble Components

  • Under tunic
  • Over Tunic

  • Pants
  • Hood

Accessories

  • Belt
  • Leg Wraps
  • jewelry
  • Pouch
  • Turn Shoes
  • knife

Source/Links

https://www.cs.vassar.edu/~capriest/viktunic.html

https://www.medievalists.net/2014/11/early-medieval-tunic-recreated-norway/

Version2
date3/5/2021
Source of Period Pichttps://www.medievalists.net/2014/11/early-medieval-tunic-recreated-norway/
ModelBjarki Vikarason 031513-02
PhotographerVincent De Vere
  

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