Notes on the Apron Dress

By ffride wlffsdotter/ Rebecca Lucas.

Whever you want to call this garment -- apron dress, suspended skirt, smokkr, selekjol, Trägerrock, Hängerock, or something else -- you cannot deny it forms an iconic part of Viking age dress seen at re-enactments, and it was not worn identically across the Viking world.
I am not going to try to document the vast range of interpretations that are out there, but I will comment on a few, fairly minor, points below: