East Telemark, Norway, embroidered shirts for Raudtrøye and Beltestakk
Hello all, Today I will continue my series on East Telemark costume by talking about the shirts. This garment is called skjorte, and was and is worn by women with both the Raudtrøye and Beltestakk costumes, and even the Stakk og LIv, but without embroidery, and by men with the Gråtrøje costume. The man's shirt for the Snippekufte and Rundtøje costumes were different. The earliest known garment of this type which still exists dates back to 1798, and undoubtedly they were made still earlier…
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