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Back view of the knotted, "coiled" headscarf.

Viking Age head-coverings

Pagan women wore hair covers because it was a fashion or for purely practical reasons. Modern Christians consider religious hair coverings to be a purely Muslim custom but they are not (Corinthians 11:6). With the spread of Christianity some form of hair cover became a religious requirement for women because Christians valued modesty and the Church encouraged the use of hair covers, especially for married women. Headscarves were a popular choice and remained so until the Renaissance.

Pagan women wore hair covers because it was a fashion or for more practical reasons. Modern Christians consider religious hair coverings to be a purely Muslim custom, but they are not.

Cloak and tunic patterns  http://www.profounddecisions.co.uk/empire-wiki/Wintermark_costumes

Cloak and tunic patterns http://www.profounddecisions.co.uk/empire-wiki/Wintermark_costumes

Shawl, cape, shield port cap and a bit of my dress for the cold events.

Viking ensemble with an excellent hood and caftan. I like the jacket idea for Sammie's Viking ensemble.

May not be period but would be very comfy!

The Trossfrau sock

UPDATE: read about my latest type of socks here Several pictures shows the trossfrau wearing some sort of socks, and I’m currently working on figuring out the two different common style…

Vlaardingen Viking Shoe

Vlaardingen Viking Shoe

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