A design based on a detail of wood carving from Hylestad stave church Carving showing Sigurd killing Regin, a scene from the legend of Sigurd. Dated to the late 12th century AD and now housed in the Museum of Cultural History, Oslo, Norway.
The Hylestad stave church was a stave church located in Hylestad (modern day Vallemunicipality), Setesdal district, Norway. The church was estimated to have been built in the late 12th to early 13th century AD and was demolished in the 17th century. Some of the intricate wood carvings from the church doorway were saved and incorporated into other buildings.