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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