Strict Time by balsamia / Do you know what time it is? - This is from the National Museum in Helsinki. The clocks themselves are Ostrobothnian, from the late 1700s and early 1800s.

This is in The Kansallismuseo, or the National Museum of Finland. The figural shape is unique, but not the main reason this is classified as a "grandmother" clock.

Rantalakeuden kansallispuku. Folk costume of Rantalakeus.

Folk costume of Rantalakeus.

Knife in man's belt - Southern Oshrobotnians style - Southern Osthrobotnian city Kauhava is famous for the knives. Every summer Kauhava held a knife Festival.

Knife in man's belt - Southern Oshrobotnians style - Southern Osthrobotnian city Kauhava is famous for the knives. Every summer Kauhava held a knife Festival.

Necklace, silver. Worn with the Asikkala folk costume as well as the Lammi folk costume.

Worn with the Asikkala folk costume as well as the Lammi folk costume.

Bridal chest. 1803.

Bridal chest. 1803.

Ingå folkdräkt/Inkoon kansallispuku/Ingå folk costume. Finn-Swedish. Photo: Linda Varoma

Ingå folkdräkt/Inkoon kansallispuku/Ingå folk costume. Finn-Swedish. Photo: Linda Varoma

Jewellery to go with Western Finnish dresses.

Jewellery to go with Western Finnish dresses.

Maxmo folkdräkt. Maksamaan kansallispuku. Maxmo folk costume. Finn-Swedish. Photo: Linda Varoma

Maxmo folkdräkt. Maksamaan kansallispuku. Maxmo folk costume. Finn-Swedish. Photo: Linda Varoma

One version of Lappträsk's folk costume. Finn-Swedish. Photo: Linda Varoma

One version of Lappträsk's folk costume.

Pyttis folkdräkt. Pyhtään kansallispuku. Pyttis folk costume. Finn-Swedish. Photo: Linda Varoma

Pyttis folkdräkt. Pyhtään kansallispuku. Pyttis folk costume. Finn-Swedish. Photo: Linda Varoma

Ålandic card with folk costumes and a bindmössa cap.

Ålandic card with folk costumes and a bindmössa cap.

Bindmössor från olika delar av Svenskfinland. Bindmössa-caps from various regions in Swedish-speaking Finland. Photo: Linda Varoma

Bindmössor från olika delar av Svenskfinland. Bindmössa-caps from various regions in Swedish-speaking Finland. Photo: Linda Varoma

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