A man's shirt is a reflection of his station in society. A laborer or long hunter would wear a colored cotton shirt while a man of higher stature would wear fine, white linen. Ruffles at the neck and cuffs show that a man does not engage in laborious activities!
The shirt is also worn as a nightshirt,and is the only undergarment, thus it is quite long, mid-thigh length. A laborer or long hunter wears the shirt tail out, while a man of higher station would tuck his shirt into his breeches.
Made at Summerfield Farm in East Tennessee, USA
Our shirts are authentic colonial style, featuring visible hand-stitching, underarm gussets and shoulder reinforcement strips.
No matter what the man's station, he will also need a pair of breeches, a waistcoat and a hat to complete his attire.
XS 30-33" chest
small 34 -36"
Plain Pewter (buttons in photos were the customer's buttons for a special order, not available from our shop)
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