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V&A,London
 
  
The shirt is dated to 1830-70.
Telemark, Norway
 
Cotton, with linen sleeves, embroidered with wool. The color combination can be seen on english samplers from the first half of the 17thC. The collar pattern is quite possibly of 16thC origin. It's similar to patterns known from samplers of the periode. The pattern for the front embroideries are 18thC or later in origin.
  
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