Hello and thank you for looking. This textile is French and dates from the late 1800's and is one of my very.
This textile is a work shirt made of a wonderfully faded, indigo blue dyed very very finely woven linen. These textiles were worn to protect the clothing of a man and were saved for special occasions and festivals! This smock is both hand and machine stitched. Wonderful patina, gorgeous buttons, a BEAUTY!
Very finely woven A very roomy textile Gorgeous for wearing! MEASUREMENTS : This lovely textile measures 41 inches long. Shoulders approx 25 inches measured straight across the back. The sleeve measures 23 inches long.
The chest, when measures flat, from one underarm to the other is 40 inches!! CONDITION: This lovely textile is freshly laundered. Wear in places (please use the zoom feature on the photographs) with a few very small holes. The fabric around the collar has worn and is showing the thin cotton that was used under the fabric! (last photograph) , timeworn and wonderful!
The item "Biaude Antique French Work shirt or blouse Indigo blue dyed linen smock garment" is in sale since Monday, April 15, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Linens & Textiles (Pre-1930)\Other Antique Textiles". The seller is "loodylady" and is located in Burlington, Vermont.
This item can be shipped worldwide.