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The History of Norwegian Sweaters

January 4 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The History of Norwegian Sweaters

January 4, 2024 | 6:30 p.m.

Location: Online on Zoom

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 online meeting of Sons of Norway Lodge 1-001 Nidaros, from the Minneapolis, Minnesota, West Area. Laurann will join the meeting remotely to share the presentation. Visitors wishing to attend the meeting may sign up for the Zoom link here.

Questions? Contact Kim Toussaint, Associate Director of Development, at ktoussaint@vesterheim.org or 563-382-9681.

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.


January 4
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM