The Rough Guide to Norway Travel Guide eBook

In this section also are examples of the woven coverlets that were once the pride
and joy of many a Norwegian family. Using skills distantly inherited from Flemish
weavers, the Norwegians took to pictorial coverlets in a big way, their main ...

The Rough Guide to Norway  Travel Guide eBook

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 0241308119

Page: 448

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The Rough Guide to Norway is the ultimate travel guide to Scandinavia's most inspiring country. There's stunning photography to inspire you, crystal clear maps to guide you and in-depth coverage on everything from Norway's charmingly laidback cities to the mighty ice-plateaus of Svalbard's artic wilderness. The Rough Guide to Norway will ensure you make the most of your time in Norway, whether you are planning a city-break in style-conscious Oslo, a retreat in a stunningly sited, fjordside hamlet, or an adventurous trip hiking past mountain waterfalls, cross-country skiing or chasing the elusive northern lights. Insider reviews reveal the best places to eat, drink and sleep with something for every budget, whether you want to stay in a remote lighthouse or fisherman's hut, enjoy Bergen's top-notch culinary scene, or have a night out bar-hopping in Norway's buzzing capital city. Make the most of your trip with The Rough Guide to Norway.

Oslo Rough Guides Snapshot Norway

In this section also are examples of the woven coverlets that were once the pride
and joy of many a Norwegian family. Using skills distantly inherited from Flemish
weavers, the Norwegians took to pictorial coverlets in a big way, their main ...

Oslo  Rough Guides Snapshot Norway

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 0241312744

Page: 88

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The Rough Guides Snapshot Norway: Oslo is the ultimate travel guide to Norway's capital city and the surrounding Oslofjord. It leads you through the city with reliable information and comprehensive coverage of all the sights and attractions, from art galleries to museums and castles to Viking longship collections. Detailed maps and up-to-date listings pinpoint the best cafés, restaurants, hotels, shops, bars and nightlife, ensuring you make the most of your trip, whether passing through, staying for the weekend or longer. The Rough Guides Snapshot Norway: Oslo also covers the top places to visit in the Oslofjord, including Drøbak, Fredrikstad, Halden, Åsgårdstrand, Tønsberg and Borre's Viking burial mounds. Also included is the Basics section from the Rough Guide to Norway, with all the practical information you need for travelling in and around Oslo, including accommodation, transport, food, drink, costs, health and information on activities. Also published as part of the Rough Guide to Norway. The Rough Guides Snapshot Norway: Oslo is equivalent to 88 printed pages.

Norwegian Folk Art

picture - woven coverlets and many of the far more numer - ous related cushion
covers have come from Gudbrands - dalen in north - central Norway . It is
assumed that most were also woven there between the late 17th and mid 18th
centuries ...

Norwegian Folk Art

Author: Museum of American Folk Art

Publisher: Abbeville Press

ISBN: 9780789201966

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This is the most comprehensive study of such varied factors as art historical traditions and influences, the social and economic background that encouraged each of these arts, Norwegian symbolism, traditional costume, and emigration to the United States and its influence on the arts. An informative and practical discussion of Norwegian folk art collections is also included.

The Rough Guide to Norway

... but it must be said that for a national gallery there are few works of international
significance, reflecting Norway's past ... Tapestry (see box below), plus a
charming selection of woven coverlets decorated with religious and folkloric
motifs.

The Rough Guide to Norway

Author: Phil Lee

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 1409355683

Page: 448

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The Rough Guide to Norway is the definitive guide to Scandinavia's most inspiring country. You'll find insider tips on where the locals spend their time, as well as advice on how to make your money go further. This 6th edition features all-new colour photography on every region, as well as extended sections on Svalbard and Spitsbergen, winter and summer adventure activities and Norwegian flora and fauna. The chapter on Oslo now makes it easier than ever to visit this buzzing, style-conscious capital set on the doorstep of stunning alpine landscapes. You'll also find plenty of advice on visits to Viking settlements, great art and historical museums, and the Arctic wilderness, as well as expanded information on exploring the country via the Hurtigruten Coastal Steamer. At every step, The Rough Guide to Norway steers you to the best hotels, cafés, restaurants and shops across every price range, giving you clear, balanced reviews and honest, first-hand opinions from authors who know their herring from their lutefisk. Originally published in print in 2012. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Norway. Now available in ePub format.

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The woven coverlets of Norway . Washington / Nordic Heritage ... 00 The tradition
of weaving in preindustrial Norway was sustained by a large rural population - in
1800 , more than 90 percent of Norwegians lived on farms . Larson , herself a ...

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Scandinavian Review

NEW in SCANDINAVIAN STUDIES The Woven Coverlets of Norway Katherine
Larson Showcases one of Norway ' s ... coverlet ' s importance as the pinnacle of
the Norwegian weaver ' s art , describes traditional methods of weaving wool and
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HALI

wika Norwegian Pictorial Tapestry Second half 16th century 0.89x1.5m ( 2'11 " X
4'11 " ) Rippon Boswell Wiesbaden 20 ... such as the 11th century Bayeux
Tapestry ( see Katherine Larson , The Woven Coverlets of Norway , Seattle &
London ...

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The Folk Arts of Norway

Most common in Norway seems to have been the type in which a square area in
the center is done in a contrasting color . ... Bragd - woven coverlets were used to
face fur bedcovers or as wall hangings , the colors usually black , red , yellow ...

The Folk Arts of Norway

Author: Janice S. Stewart

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Uncoverings

A thorough examination of the visual information in Norwegian - American quilts
is warranted . ... The techniques used for weaving åklær , or coverlets , included
boundweave , overshot weaves , rya or pile , double weave , and ruteves — a ...

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Piecework

Most who came from Norway at the time sought land — cheap , arable farmland .
... For example , although the museum contains 125 Norwegianmade woven
coverlets or åklae , the style did not persist in America , where the immigrants
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Library Journal

Over 30 color plates , a catalog of the color photographs of each type of coverlet ,
exhibition , and an appendix about print- taken ... Highly The Woven Coverlets of
Norway . recommended for collections focusing on Univ . of Washington . 2002.

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Norway in America

Vesterheim possesses a sheepskin - lined coverlet ( skinnfeld ) woven by an
immigrant in southern Minnesota around 1900 , but it stands alone as evidence
of immigrant coverlet weaving ( A51 ) . 38 Two red and green plaid blankets in
twill ...

Norway in America

Author: Marion J. Nelson

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