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Swedish 'Dala' horse scarf, black

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100% wool. Beautiful Dala horse scarf. Black with multi coloured horses. Also available in beige and pink. 60 cm x 180 cm.

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"Dalahäst" redirects here. For the Dølahest or Dolehest horse breed, see Dølehest.
 
The world's largest Dalecarlian horse, made ofconcrete and located in Avesta MunicipalitySweden.

Dalecarlian horse or Dala horse (Swedish: Dalahäst)[p] is a traditional carved, painted wooden horse statuette originating in Swedish province Dalarna. In the old days the Dala horse was mostly used as a toy for children; in modern times it has become a symbol of Dalarna, as well as Sweden in general. Several different types of Dala horses are made, with distinguishing features common to the locality of the site where they are produced. One particular style has, however, become much more common and widespread than others. It is stoutly carved and painted bright red with details and a harness in white, green, yellow and blue.

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