1790 Linen Shift with Short Sleeves - Hand Sewn

1790 Linen Shift with Short Sleeves - Hand Sewn

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A shift is one thing a person cannot be without when portraying an 18th century lady. They were worn as the layer of clothing closest to the skin, there to protect outer garments from the body.

These shifts are appropriate for the most strict historical accuracy requirements. They are entirely hand sewn with a wide neckline and short sleeves that finish in a tidy hem.

This shift works best for 1790s - 1800s impressions.

Fabric: linen

Thread: linen

Length: Approximately 42" shoulder to hem

Size is based on chest measurements below:

SMALL - Up to 30" Bust
MEDIUM - Up to 40" Bust
LARGE - Up to 50" Bust
X LARGE - Up to 60" Bust

If this does not suit your needs, please see other items or contact me to set up a custom shift done in any style, size, & length.


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