A man’s shirt was a series of rectangles cut or torn from fabric and stitched together much like the illustration below. Linen was a common fabric and the fineness of the weave determined the cost, thus those of lesser means had shirts of coarser linen and gentlemen purchased a finer quality. Cotton and wool wereContinue reading “Men’s 18th Century Shirts”
Martin was making shoe packs while speaking with visitors at this event but when lunch was served he enjoyed a lunch break. Footware is one of many topics we will cover in our future posts. We hope you’ll visit again.
When Martin retired from the U.S. Marine Corps with 22 years of service he opened a brick and mortar store in Pennsylvania where he sold museum quality reproductions of clothing and other items. His garments are for adults and children. Vickie is an author of historic books (see thehistoricfoodie.wordpress.com or thistledewbooks on facebook) and hasContinue reading “Brady’s Faithful Reproductions”
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