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A woman’s fine linen smock of the early 17th century is trimmed and inset with bobbin lace arranged in a distinctive diagonal pattern. The lace insertions are of the same design, but two different qualities, one finer than the other.

A woman’s fine linen smock of the early century is trimmed and inset with bobbin lace arranged in a distinctive diagonal pattern. The lace insertions are of the same design, but two different qualities, one finer than the other.

Shirt Place of origin: England, Britain (possibly) Italy (possibly) Date:1630-1639 Materials and Techniques: Linen, silk thread; hand-sewn and hand-embroidered Museum number:T.49-1934

Shirt Place of origin: England, Britain (possibly) Italy (possibly) Materials and Techniques: Linen, silk thread; hand-sewn and hand-embroidered Museum

BRIEF DESCRIPTION  linen shirt, worn May 24, 1624 at the Klein Werder.  NAME  Owner :Gustav II Adolf of Sweden  DATING  in 1627  OTHER KEYWORDS  shirt  COLLECTION OF THE  Royal Armoury  INVENTORY NUMBER  31196 (3380)

BRIEF DESCRIPTION linen shirt, worn May 24, 1624 at the Klein Werder. NAME Owner :Gustav II Adolf of Sweden DATING in 1627 OTHER KEYWORDS shirt COLLECTION OF THE Royal Armoury INVENTORY NUMBER 31196 (3380)