The shirt is part of the underwear. It was worn throughout the Middle Ages.
It can be made of linen, hemp, nettle or futaine.
Its size and fineness of the fabric can vary according to the status of its wearer.
The sleeves and collars are adapted to the fashion of the clothes worn over them. The collar can be split for nursing mothers.
French Old Testament, f.42v, ca. 1250
The Very Rich Hours of the Duke of Berry
- Exposed handmade seams
- Round neck, V-neck, or with amigaut
- Material : linen (bleached or natural), hemp
Price from 85€