Extant Italian Men's/Boy's Shirts (Camicie)

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Museo del Tessuto, Prato

c1550 - 1580


"Boys linen shirt embroidered in bright crimson silk with a design of acorn motifs".

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"A side seam with hemmed edges, joined together with open insertion stitches in bright crimson silk."

For more information, more detail shots, and a pattern for this shirt, see:
Janet Arnold, Patterns of Fashion 4. Macmillan, London, 2008.

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