Linen shirt in 18th century style – shade ecru /creamy white


This shirt is made from Irish linen is a soft shade of creamy white/ecru.
We have no pure white linen at present so this shirt is taking over from our Napoleonic white shirt.

This linen mans shirt is cut to an historic pattern with the front and back cut as a single piece. It features neck and underarm gores, and gathering at the wrists and sleeve head. Also a piece running across shoulder for strength (see photo).

The front slit opening closes with a button at the collar and another button 4 inches below.
The cuffs are fastened by buttons. The shirt goes on over the head and the collar can be worn up or folded back.

The 100% Irish linen is a lightweight fabric with a soft handle, washes well.
The garment is sewn by machine with internal seams finished by over locking.

The garment comes in the following sizes, all generously proportioned:

– Extra Small: Cross garment 20.5″, back length 27″, front length 25″, neck 14.5″

– Small: Cross garment 23″, back length 28.5″, front length 26.5″, neck 15″

– Medium: Cross garment measures 25″, back length 31″, front length 29″,neck 16″

– Large : Cross garment 27.5″, back length 32.5″, front length 31″ – to suit a man who usually wears a large shirt, , neck 17″

– X Large : Cross garment 30″, back length 34″, front length 32″ – to suit a tall or broad man who usually wears an extra large shirt, neck 18″




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