The bosom slit reinforcement can be reinforced in so many ways. This one has one simple bar tack at the top and a network of thread below. It appears as though this is made of a slightly heavier thread than the other sewing on the shirt. Interestingly the bosom slit is sewn with the same size hem as the rest of the shirt. The hem is close to 1/8 inch. — with Tony Holbrook at Department of the Geographer to the Army, 1777-1783.
Viking dress based off the Birka grave This is the only one I’ve found so far that has done all the bands, most people do just a few bands across the top. I was so happy to find an actual reproduction of this interpretation! By Savelyeva Ekaterina