Viking Linen Pants “Eric”

Lightweight summer pants, slim fit

$76 $59

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Standard shipping
Standard shipping time
16-21 Days
Express shipping
Express shipping
5-8 Days
Manufacturing time
14-18 Days

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$89 $74

Shipping & Manufacturing

Standard shipping
Standard shipping time
16-21 Days
Express shipping
Express shipping
5-8 Days
Manufacturing time
14-18 Days

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Viking Linen Pants “Eric”

Lightweight summer pants, slim fit

Our new trousers are loosely based on one of the best preserved men's clothing artifact of the migration period, the Thorsberg pants from the Thorsberg moor (Shleswig-Holstein, Germany). The footed trousers found in the bog are most likely to be dated for IVth century. We've modified the original scheme, leaving out the socks attachment and reproduced the pants of flax linen to comply with the common request on the light summer pants. To highlight the authenticity of this model, we tracked down a rare Olive color flax linen, which is more packless than usual and has a coarse texture.

The pattern of these trousers consist of four pieces: one long part for crotch area, one for back part and two for covering legs. The waist, the crotch and the back part are made of two layers of fabric to strengthen them and keep them from wearing out in the inner thigh area. Inseam leg is short in this model, due to the width of weaving looms and homespun cloth fabric in those ancient times. The legs are narrowed around the ankle and calf, and quite loose in upper leg parts and hips. There is a single seam on the back side of each leg, which is a bit offset inwards from the center. The pants are equipped with the belt loops at the waist; the belt is not included though it can be purchased separately in the store.

Please note, these trousers can be made in fixed sizes only, so please check your size here. Perfect men's pants for the Early medieval and Viking Era reenactors, considering that a similar type of the pants could have been used in later centuries as well. Highly recommended to SCAdians because of the extremely durable construction of these pants, which tend not to split up in battle.

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  • Natural flax linen.


  • Pattern based on the original found in Thorsberg;
  • Low-rise;
  • Slim fit.

This item is part of the “Viking” collection

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  • Henry 15 of August 2019:

    Well made, comfortable fabric, accurate delivery time. The only complaint is that the sizing was a bit larger than expected, even after following the size chart. Some tips on how to alter it down without ruining the construction would definitely be appreciated.

    ArmStreet Team:

    Dear Henry, thank you for your feedback. We are sorry to hear about the misfit. We can offer you to exchange the pants for a smaller size or to take it to your local atelier to alter the pants a bit. Also, linen will shrink a little after washing so it might help. 

  • Laura 14 of August 2017:

    Is there any possibility of pants in this olive linen in a longer inseam? I'd need at least 35".


    Hi Laura! Yes, it is possible. The pants length can be adjusted according to the height of person. 

  • Kyle 18 of July 2017:

    Fantastic pants. They are very breathable.

  • Dave Myatt 14 of July 2017:

    Hi there, I have ordered a pair of the Eric Viking pants in brown ( size large) and I love them. They are great! Thank you so much. Dave Myatt

  • Albert Schumacher 13 of December 2016:

    Just received these pants with my viking tunic. Both are fantastic. I was wondering if you could tell me the belt from your site you used in the pictures of these pants. Thank you.

    ArmStreet team:

    Thanks for your feedback, enjoy wearing them! :)
    Well, the belt from the photos is not listed on the website, but we can offer you our basic Viking belt.

  • Olai 01 of December 2016:

    What color is the pants on the last pic(s)

    ArmStreet team:

    That is Olive Green colour.

  • Joseph Cook 31 of October 2016:

    What do u mean by full height? Im 5'6 but does you just need like leg length or is asking my full height like how tall i am?

    ArmStreet team:

    We need to know your full height from head to toe (including your neck and head).

  • Matt Alverson 27 of October 2016:

    Hey Armstreet, quick question. What is the color of the Viking linen "Eric" pants that the model in the pictures and video is wearing?

    ArmStreet team:

    The model is wearing the pants made of Olive green flax linen.

  • Joel Atkinson 11 of September 2016:

    Hey i was just wondering about the viking pants custom colours, Im looking for something more of a dark purple do any of the colours turn out like that as ive ordered things before online and the colours have been slightly different and i only found out until after the purchase?

    ArmStreet team:

    The pants can be made in different colours: Green, Blue, Yellow, Black, Natural, Brown, Wine Red, Orange, Burgundy, Midnight blue, Violet and Olive green. There is no dark purple, but maybe Burgundy colour could work.

  • Keira Carolanne 21 of July 2016:

    This whole outfit is simply fantastic! Please, could you tell me the name of this tunic as well ? Thank you!

    ArmStreet team:

    Thanks for your kind words! The model in the photo is wearing Cotton Viking Tunic “Bjorn the Pathfinder” in Burgundy cotton.

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