Broken Down Heavyweight Linen C18th Shirt (SH122B)

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These shirts are exactly the same as our standard lightweight linen SH120B shirts.
We have has them made in this heavier and coarser linen for rougher characters. These are pre-washed so can be used immediately.

This shirt uses the standard C18th square gusset pattern and is made from a heavy 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 C21st clothing who may find them intimidatingly large.

Dye-able linen buttons.
These shirts shrink slightly, especially if tumble dried but the measurements given here are taken AFTER an initial washing.
Undyed versions are available SH122.

Measurements: Cuffs are finished with a 2.5" band
Collar depth 3"

Neck Sizes:
Ex Small 15" This is considerably smaller than the Small size as it is intended for women and boys
Small 15.5"
Med 16"
Large 17"
Ex Large 18"

Sleeve Length from nape to cuff:
Ex-Small: 33"
Small: 34"
Medium 35"
Large 36"
Ex-Large 36"

Finished back length:
Ex Small 31.5"
Small 34.5"
Medium 35"
Large 35.5"
Ex Large 36"

100% heavy linen in ivory

Era: 1700-1800

SH122B - Pale Stone and SH122 pre-dye

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  • SH122B - Pale Stone and SH122 pre-dye
  • Front SH122B
  • Back SH122B
  • Collar Detail

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