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The History of Norwegian Sweaters

February 19 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The History of Norwegian Sweaters

February 19, 2022 | 7:00 p.m. (ET) / 6:00 p.m. (CT)

Location: Online on Zoom from the Washington DC Sons of Norway Lodge

Learn about the history of different types and styles of Norwegian sweaters, including Setesdal, Fana, Marius, and Olympic from textile expert and Vesterheim Chief Curator Laurann Gilbertson. Laurann will also discuss the symbolism behind some of the patterns and colors on sweaters made today.

This is an open meeting of the Washington DC Sons of Norway Lodge. Visitors wishing to attend should contact Bill Deroche for a Zoom link at programs@norwayDC.org.

Vesterheim staff members can give presentations to cultural, community, and church groups on a variety of topics. Find more information about presentation options and how to schedule one for your group here.

Details

Date:
February 19
Time:
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM