23 models, accompanied by ancient Scandinavian music, strutted the "runway" recently at the Lejre outdoor museum in a Viking fashion show. The "fashions" that they wore were re-created from pieces of fabric discovered by archaeologists. The designs ranged from coarse linen to wool or fur and covered time periods from the Stone Age to the Middle Ages.
"Most people think the ancient times were gray and dull," said organizer Anne Batzer. "In reality, folks back then did a lot of decoration on their clothes, and used bright colors like yellow, lime and red."
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