The kirtle is a dress that can be opened at the front. Kirtles were worn from the 14th until the 16th century and early kirtles only covered the torso. When the skirt was fastened to the kirtle it was often worn as an undergarment. Only later the kirtle became an overgarment.
A kirtle like this is depicted on the paintings of the Renaissance artists Antonello da Messina and Piero della Francesca. This kirtle is made of linen or starched cotton. Sewing machine seams are not visible on the outside. If requested it is also available hand-sewn.
This garment is custom made, click here to download the size table.
This item is a museum replica.
Washing prescriptions: Hand wash, possibly wool wash program in the washing machine. Wool has self-maintaining properties and needs only be washed when heavily soiled. Otherwise, you can just ventilate your garments in the open air.
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