The habit shirt was worn by ladies in the 18th century with the riding habit, a three piece suit for women, consisting of petticoat, waistcoat and jacket. Ladies had the option of either plain collars, worn with a neck cloth, View A, or ruffled collar, worn with a contrasting tie, View B.
NOTE:This shirt is designed to be worn over 18th Century stays.
|This original pattern is based on shirts in the collection of The Hereford Museum and Art Gallery, Hereford, Herefordshire, England.|
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