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The History of Norwegian Sweaters

October 5, 2021 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

The History of Norwegian Sweaters

October 5, 2021 | Noon CDT

Online Event by Valley Stitchers and Fiber Artists Guild, Walnut Creek, CA

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. Visitors wishing to attend should send their name and email address to Pamela Rogers to receive the registration link: pamrogers@comcast.net.

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 groupĀ here.


October 5, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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