White Linen Borgia style shirt, tie neck and cuffs
This plain white Irish linen shirt is cut as a single piece, with neck and underarm gores, and gathering at the wrists and sleeve head.
The front slit opening closes with linen string ties at the collar. The cuffs are fastened in the same way.
In the 17th and 18th century this style of shirt was designed for wearing with a cravat, stock or jabot at the neck and perhaps detachable lace cuffs.
The shirt pulls on over the head.
The garment comes in the following sizes, all generously proportioned:
– Small: Cross garment 21.5″, back length 28.5″, front length 26.5″, neck 15″
– Medium: Cross garment measures 25″, back length 31″, front length 29″,neck 16″
– Large : Cross garment 27.5″, back length 32.5″, front length 31″ – to suit a man who usually wears a large shirt, , neck 17″
– X Large : Cross garment 30″, back length 34″, front length 32″ – to suit a tall or broad man who usually wears an extra large shirt, neck 18″
– 2XL + : Cross garment 35″, back length 36″, front length 34.5″, neck 20″ – to suit an extremely tall or broad man who usually wears at least an XXL shirt.
Other sizes are available to order – please contact us to discuss.