Antique Pure Linen Hand-Embroidered Shirt

  • Stunning pure linen Italian antique shirt, circa 1890s, in  perfect condition (a true testament to the quality and craftmanship of the time!) My guess is this exquisite piece was originally a linen nightgown that was at a later stage cut and reworked into a top (very successfully, as it looks great on!) Long enough to be tucked in and crafted from cooling, top quality linen in a pale ecru shade, it features elaborate hand-made seethrough cutwork embroidery on the bodice and scalloped trim on the neckline and sleeves. Fastens at the front with small buttons. A rare antique gem that is totally wearable for the everyday!