A pale cream linen shirt, dating from the mid/late-1950s. Noted flaws - some light marking at the front right shoulder and chest area and at the centre hem - please see photos. Excellent condition otherwise, freshly laundered, no labels, full set of original buttons, with the lowermost one being larger than the others, beautifully textured linen with a grey-brown fleck, side tabs, embroidered initials WB on the left chest pocket, two chest pockets, perfect for wearing with high-waisted trousers.
Measurements taken lying flat -
Pit to pit - 24” (48” doubled)
Collar - 15.5”
Shoulders - 16”
Arms - 8.5”
Length - 21.5”
Waist at hem - 21.5” (43 doubled)
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