Missouri River Boatman's Shirt

Folkwear – sewing patterns for ethnic & historic clothing & costumes



This roomy pullover work shirt was worn by hard-working raftsmen and fur traders on the rivers of 1800s America. The casual style is perfect for all types of today's labours, as well as pleasures. This shirt is popular with historical re-enactors at Civil War and other historic events. Instructions for cross-stitch monogram and needle-lace godet for front opening are included.

Suggested fabrics: Light or medium-weight shirting fabrics such as broadcloth, homespun, linen, chambray or silk. The original shirt was made of handwoven linen.

Multi-sized: Misses 6 – 20; Men's 34 – 48


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