Robbie LaFleur

Monthly Archives: July, 2013

Norwegian Billedvev

Let’s say you were a wealthy person in Oslo or Bergen, or in the valley of Gudbrandsdal in Norway in the 1700s, eager to display your status on the walls … Continue reading

July 9, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beautiful Telemark Belts

The 2013 Vesterheim Textile Tour traveled deep into Telemark, where culture and tradition are taken very seriously.  It would not be difficult to spend $10,000 on a bunad, or national … Continue reading

July 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Traditional Embroidery in Telemark

For part of the Vesterheim Textile tour we were in Telemark, a deeply traditional part of Norway. We visited the Bø Museum, where a beautiful exhibit of woven bands, embroidered … Continue reading

July 7, 2013 · 1 Comment