One of my current projects is to prepare for display three traditional costumes from the Danish islands of Fanø, Læsø and Amager, collected in the early 20th century. In search for the information concerning their original function and patterns of wear that would help me decide on the most appropriate conservation treatment and in mannequin making, I have found that the practice of wearing traditional dress is still alive on these islands. I plan to consult local communities to learn more about the costumes and their significance. There will be more to come as this project unfolds.

Fanø island: Association of Traditional Dress, Fannikergaden and Maritime and Costume Museum.