Category: norway

The Oseberg ship (Osebergskipet) seen at the V…

The Oseberg ship (Osebergskipet) seen at the Viking Ship Museum in Oslo, Norway, constructed c. CE 800.

In a postcard-perfect valley in southern Norwa…

In a postcard-perfect valley in southern Norway, Annemor Sundbø nurtures her life’s work: old garments, paintings, and other clues to the myths and meaning woven into Norwegian sweaters for centuries. Now she’s trying to bring back the sheep that used to sustain this time-honored craft.

The Norwegian Sweater Detective

King Haakon and Queen Maud of Norway

King Haakon and Queen Maud of Norway

Norwegian soldier with Krag Jorgensen rifle, late 19th or early…

Norwegian soldier with Krag Jorgensen rifle, late 19th or early 20th century.