Kannik’s Korner 1750-1800 Woman’s Shift


Sizes per pattern: S-M-L-XL-XXL-XXXL.

Made in the USA

English Style Shift (Chemise) A full size pattern of this undermost garment, with stitching instructions, including whip gathered ruffle. This pattern is a composite of similar characteristics found in three original shifts now in museum collections, plus additional documentation. In The Pennsylvania Gazette of 1772 “Run away . . .  an indented servant woman . . .  had on, and took with her . . .  3 coarse shifts, one of which is a homespun, with a pair of fine sleeves, one ozenbrigs ditto, and one coarse tow ditto, with broken ruffles on the same” as cited in Wives, Slaves, and Servant Girls.

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