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Shirt pocket detail and contrasting inside button placket detail - note the curved centre front line

Closeup of buttons used on clothing for the sailors on the gun warship Vasa. Vasa Museum is located on the western side of the island of Djurgården, Sweden.  The museum displays the only almost fully intact 17th century ship that has ever been salvaged, the 64-gun warship Vasa that sank on her maiden voyage in 1628.

Closeup of buttons used on clothing for the sailors on the gun warship Vasa. Vasa Museum is located on the western side of the island of Djurgården, Sweden. The museum displays the only almost fully intact 17th century ship that has ever been salvaged, the 64-gun warship Vasa that sank on her maiden voyage in 1628.

Detail on the left of the buttons and buttonholes. All pictures thanks to the Oxford Preservation Trust. Janet Arnold dated the doublet to 1625-30

All pictures thanks to the Oxford Preservation Trust. Janet Arnold dated the doublet to which places it before our period

http://matsukazesewing.blogspot.com/2016/07/doublets-and-spiderwebs-brief-tutorial.html

Matsukaze Workshops: Doublets and Spiderwebs: A brief tutorial on Century Thread Wrapped Buttons.

Ercc Glaison: Thread Wrapped Buttons

Ercc Glaison: Thread Wrapped Buttons

Elizabethan-style cord-wrapped button - as well as these there were the versions in silver and gold which only the more affluent could afford.

DIY Instructions - An Elizabethan Button - Resources of the Guild of Tailors, Haberdashers and Mercers of Lochac