Pattern drawing based on Nörlund
A portion of a garment consisting of a front and back piece and partial sleeve gores. The arm holes are 66 cm (26"). The width of the back and front pieces is 50 cm (20") each. The total circumference of the waist is 110-112 cm (43.3-44"). The neck opening is 45 cm (17.7") in circumference with a 10 cm (4") cut that has been made to close with 4 buttons. The buttonholes do not appear to have been hemmed. The hems finishing the neck opening (as well as the fragment of the bottom hem have been preserved.
The fabric is a fourshaft weaving of medium quality with a black warp and a dark-brown weft.
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Some Clothing of the Middle Ages -- Tunics -- Herjolfsnes 60, by I. Marc Carlson, Copyright 1997 This code is given for the free exchange of information, provided the Author's Name is included in all future revisions, and no money change hands-