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Telemark Norway ....This is the Heddal stave church in Notodden, Telemark. Joe and I were there and walked around the outside since it wasn't open at the time. It is the largest stave church in Norway and appeared to be in excellent condition. It was built in the beginning of the 13th century - that's in the 1200s!
Rygg- " EASTERN TELEMARK RED VEST COSTUME This is an old Eastern Telemark costume taken from costume early 1800's. It has many possibilities for variation. It has a little life can be embroidered, made of brocade, silk, velvet or kalemank. Here were all sewn by hand and apron like handmade lace of gold or silver thread. This variant produced in Porsgrunn."