Antique Swedish, Scandinavian Skis
1780-1870, 18th-19th century
Wood, Metal (nails), Leather
102.5"l x 3.5"w x 1.5"h
© Vintage Winter
This pair of extremely long Scandinavian skis is a very fine example of early skis used for transportation. Hand carved from dense pine found in the high alpine region. Pine trees in the alpine region were more sought after by carvers for their tight grains and therefore density.