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    • Cathy Raymond

      Ornament from Viking era Finnish dress; from a grave at Humikkala, Masku. Made from bronze wire coiled into small springs and sewn onto the garment.

    • Jenni Sherriff

      Finnish apron embellishment

    • Mandy L'Estrelle

      springy! Waist ornament from Viking dress, Humikkala, Masku. Made separately from wired spiral beads and sewn onto the dress Helsinki national museum

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