Mens cream shirt in check Viyella, cut in 18th century style -medium only


These shirts were made from a remnant of vintage Viyella probably dating from the 1970s, it is a tattersall check in grey and pink on a cream background, it has a nice soft handle and a lovely traditional look.
Wash on wool cycle of the machine.
Vintage Viyella is a blend of wool and cotton that is no longer made, originally marketed as unshrinkable fine flannel.

The style is 18th century and the fit is generous.
This 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 3 buttons on the front neck opening.
The cuffs are fastened by buttons. The shirt goes on over the head and the collar can be worn up or folded back.

The garment is sewn by machine with internal seams finished by over locking.

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

– Medium: Cross garment 27.”, back length 31″, front length 29″, neck 16″

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