This is a Bunad traditional dress of Norway. The head piece is called a skaut, and is worn by married women. Other headpieces are worn by young girls, like beaded caps. Unmarried women wear headband like wraps for their head pieces.
occurred to me to look to traditional Italian garb for inspiration. This would be a gorgeous, colorful, and really expensive Irish dance costume. I think it also requires a more grown up dancer. Plus, would it resell? Still love the idea though.
The Sardinian costumes were the only clothing that had been used up until sixty years ago: now its particular features are of inspiration for the designers that have Sardinian origin, such as Antonio Marras