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A PAIR OF ANTIQUE LINEN LONG SLEEVES FROM A SHIRT HAND SEWN ca. 1780 - 1800

A PAIR OF ANTIQUE LINEN LONG SLEEVES FROM A SHIRT HAND SEWN ca. 1780 - 1800

Antique Clothing, Men's Clothing, Hand Sewn, Georgian, 18th Century, Regency, Empire, Menswear, Linens

Early 19thC linen shirt. Sleeve. Made from a rectangle or possibly square piece of cloth and gathered at top and bottom. Triangular underarm insert.

Made from a rectangle or possibly square piece of cloth and gathered at top and bottom.

Gentleman's Stock  1795-1810    A very rare item which would have been fastened with a stock buckle at the back of the neck. 47 inches of fine soft cotton have been gathered into the width of the stock with tne  lower side open and unseamed.

Gentleman's Stock A very rare item which would have been fastened with a stock buckle at the back of the neck. 47 inches of fine soft cotton have been gathered into the width of the stock with tne lower side open and unseamed.

Two Nerdy History Girls: A Beautiful (and Romantic) 18th c. Man's Shirt from "The Diligent Needle" Exhibition

Two Nerdy History Girls: A Beautiful (and Romantic) c. Man's Shirt from "The Diligent Needle" Exhibition

This is a detail of the left underarm gusset. There is a separate piece sewn into the middle of the gusset. This seems like a strange place to wear a hole and likewise seems like a strange place to have a hole in a scrap of linen if you are piecing. The linen of the patch is made of a much finer and whiter linen than the rest of the shirt. — with Tony Holbrook at Department of the Geographer to the Army, 1777-1783.

This is a detail of the left underarm gusset. There is a separate piece sewn into the middle of the gusset. This seems like a strange place to wear a hole and likewise seems like a strange place to have a hole in a scrap of linen if you are piecing. The linen of the patch is made of a much finer and whiter linen than the rest of the shirt. — with Tony Holbrook at Department of the Geographer to the Army, 1777-1783.

This image shows the shoulder from the inside. The seams are just as neatly finished inside as out. Shoulder seams interior, WRHS 61.82.8 See more detail by clicking on the image!

Man’s linen shirt, late 18th century

The seams are just as neatly finished inside as out. Shoulder seams interior, WRHS See more detail by clicking on the image!

Shoulder detail

Shirt, Shoulder detail, note the narrowing g at sleeve point to prevent bulk

Although very little of the man’s shirt would show, it is a wonder of fine workmanship. Shirts were the man’s basic undergarment and would have protected the outergarments from the body’s oils. Whi…

Man’s linen shirt, late 18th century

Although very little of the man’s shirt would show, it is a wonder of fine workmanship. Shirts were the man’s basic undergarment and would have protected the outergarments from the body’s oils.

Detail sleeve, shirt, 18th century. White linen of voluminous cut, with two buttonholes to collar and flounce to neck opening.

White linen of voluminous cut, with two buttonholes to collar and flounce to neck opening.

MAN'S WHITE LINEN SHIRT, AMERICA, c. 1800  Lot: 180 November 13, 2013 - NYC New York City V front w/ ruffles, fine linen w/ fold down collar, very good; t/w 1 cotton shirt w/ band collar & pleated bib, (bib on L side only) fair.   Price Realized: $ 1320.00 Category: Gents Era: 1800-1850 29.13482.240.180

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Regency Gentleman's Wardrobe

A Regency Gentleman’s Wardrobe: Thomas Coutts, Banker

Hem face and reverse, WRHS61.82.8

Man’s linen shirt, late 18th century

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