Even if you aren’t, there is substantive evidence that some medieval women wore a sleeveless shift or smock under their tight-fitting kirtles or cotes, just like we see in on the Bathhouse Keepers in the margins of the Wencelslaus Bible.
This is our full-size paper pattern with complete instructions and historical notes for 14th century sleeveless smock or shift based on pictorial evidence and an extant example.
Fits busts 30½”-48″ (75-120 cm) and waists 23″-41″ (58-105 cm). All Sizes in one envelope. Historical notes and embellishment suggestions included.
3 yds 45″ (3 meter 120 cm wide) or 2 yds 60″ wide (2 meter 150 cm wide)