Under Shifts

Under Shifts

This undyed linen garment is worn under the dress. It can cut in a number of different ways but it is rarely ever seen. In its simplest form it can be a simple tunic shape although sleeveless or longer versions are also fine.

Long sleeveless Shift AD 1120

Long sleeveless Shift
AD 1120
British Lib. Cotton Titus D XVI fol.5v


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