This Nordic cloak buttons at the top and is beautiful in its simplicity. The perfect layering piece for a blouse or tunic and is complimented well with a brooch.
Hand or gentle machine wash in cold water
Do not bleach
Cloaks were a very important part of a Viking's wardrobe. Not only did they provide warmth and protection from the elements, but they also served as a status symbol.
Cloaks were often made of wool, fur, or even feathers, and they came in a variety of colors, including black, brown, and blue. The most prized cloaks were those that were made of expensive materials like silk or velvet.
Among the many items found in a Viking's burial chamber were their cloaks. Cloaks were an important part of a Viking's wardrobe and served many purposes. Made of wool, linen, or animal skin, they could be used as blankets or sleeping mats.
They could also be used as camouflage when hunting or as a shield from the elements. In battle, a cloak could be used to confuse an enemy by throwing it over their head.
Vikings wore their cloaks fastened at the right shoulder with a brooch. The brooch not only served to hold the cloak in place but was also a sign of wealth and status. Cloaks were an essential part of a Viking's wardrobe and served many purposes, both practical and symbolic.
Colors and Patterns:
Because most of our clothing and leather products are handmade the color trim may vary from garment to garment. We feel this is a better representation of the Viking Age and prefer to offer you handmade rather than factory garments!
Most clothing is will be shipped to you within 1-2 days. However a few of our pieces are made to order and in those cases it may be 3-4 weeks before you receive it.