Damask shirt in white, 18th century style


This is a dramatic and dressy shirt, in a silky cotton damask with a soft sheen, cut to a pattern used in the 18th century.

The floral design is woven into the cotton fabric – this weave makes the fabric drape fluidly on the body

Customers have called a Poet shirt, a Pirate shirt, a Dracula shirt and a Poldark shirt.

The neck is finished with a collar that can stand up or be folded down and fastened by one button.

This shirt is generously proportioned. It comes in three sizes:
  • Medium measures 29″ across garment, 16″ around the neck, 32″ in back length, 29″ front length. This would suit a slim or shorter man.
  • Large to Extra large (one-size 18th century shirt size) measures 34″ across the garment, 18″ around the neck,  back length 35″, front length 32″. Would suit a tall or broad man who usually wears a large or extra large shirt.

Dorset thread buttons can be provided for an extra charge of £15 – please contact us.

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