We have a selection of C18th replica shirts in either linen or cotton. Much the same shape was worn by all social classes with the better fabrics worn by the wealthy.

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  1. Square cut frilled cotton lawn period shirt SH110

    Square cut frilled cotton lawn period shirt SH110

    £58.00
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    Shirts of this period were cut entirely from rectangles with no shaping but used square gussets and gathering to give the ease. The collar varied very little throughout the century so this shirt can be used for all productions from 1700-1820. Frilled cuffs. For matching crava...

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  2. Square cut cotton lawn Regency shirt (SH130)

    Square cut cotton lawn Regency shirt (SH130)

    £50.00
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    Moving into the C19th, the body of these shirts remained the same as the square cut pattern used for the earlier shirts but the collar became deeper and developed points which were intended to be seen above the high cravat. For matching cravats see Collars & Ties. These...

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  3. Boy's C18th linen shirt SH1203

    Boy's C18th linen shirt SH1203

    £52.00
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    These boys' shirts are made up in white linen and are ideal for C18th urchins. They are made exactly as they would have been at the time when children's clothes were mainly just scaled down versions of adults. We also have a few coloured versions, please contact us for details...

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  4. Square Cut Ivory Linen C18th Period Shirt (SH120)

    Square Cut Ivory Linen C18th Period Shirt (SH120)

    £60.00
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    This shirt uses the standard C18th square gusset pattern and is made from a very fine linen which softens wonderfully when washed. These are voluminous garments cut in the same way as the originals of the period. Perfect for C18th costume, not ideal for those familiar only with C...

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  5. Coloured Linen C18th Shirts (SH120C)

    Coloured Linen C18th Shirts (SH120C)

    £65.00
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    We have had some of our very popular standard C18th shirts made up in subtle period colours. This makes them ideal for rougher characters as they do not need to be dyed. The buttons are a toning matt pearl. This shirt uses the standard C18th square gusset pattern and is mad...

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  6. Broken Down C18th Linen Shirt (SH120B)

    Broken Down C18th Linen Shirt (SH120B)

    £68.00
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    These are our standard linen shirts which have been dyed and lightly distressed. The result is low life shirts which can go straight on stage with no need for further treatment. Top stitch threads have taken the dye well as have the covered buttons. Sizes are the same as our s...

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