Ladbrud från Malung, acrylic, graphite on canvas, 38x46 cm, 2016


Before the use of bridal crown, a la was used in some parts of the country. Eve after the introduction of the crown, some would wear a la instead. 
A bride wearing a la(d) was called ladbrud (cf. bride wearing a crown = kronbrud).

© Aleksandra Jarosz Laszlo 2020