Button closure

So - the placket is steeked, and the i-cord button loops are - sewn in before the steek facing, somehow? This is a lovely solution to the buttonhole problem, but it is not a >simple< solution.

Solje brooch made by Hilde Nødtvedt

Solje brooch made by Hilde Nødtvedt

late 1700's to mid 1800's bride from East Telemark. A red skirt, white apron and a black jacket covered in silver was standard

late to mid bride from East Telemark. A red skirt, white apron and a black jacket covered in silver was standard

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Bilde av Gammel Raudtrøyebunad fra Øst-Telemark mod fra Porsgrunn

"Øst-Telemark bunad" also called "Raudtrøyebunad" because of the red jacket from Øst-Telemark, Telemark, Norway. I'm not sure about how many choices and variations you have in this bunad.

2015_07_19__Tuddal bygdedag Gamle bunader fra Telemark (4) | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

2015_07_19__Tuddal bygdedag Gamle bunader fra Telemark (4) | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Norway, Telemark

Fargerik bunad from Øst-Telemark. What a beautiful older woman! This is the home area my my maternal grandmother, Julia Serness Holt.

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