Antique Hemp Nightdress/Shirt, Unused, French From The Chateau Serignac Sur Garonne, Winter/Autumn Weight Circa 1860 Unused
This fabulous nightdress/shirt is a winter weight and unused. It is completely hand made and hand stitched and made from hand woven linen. A simple 1/4 sleeve design.The sleeves are pure linen.
Measurements are as follows:
Chest 60 cm (120 cm around)
Neck opening 24 cm
Shoulder width 14 cm
Sleeve opening 19 cm
Sleeve length 22 cm
Total length 104 cm
Bottom width 79 cm (168 cm around)
Provenance is everything with antiques of any kind and I am so lucky to know the full history of this fabulous pure hemp nightdress/shirt.
It comes from a grand chateau in the town of Serignac sur Garonne which is situated near Agen and the same family have been in the chateau for centuries.