Shirt in ramie with a low stand collar fastened at front neck with a silver metal stud on a button-thru front fastened with ivory mother-of-pearl buttons. Rows of fine pin tucks run either side of front placket and bands of geometric thread work and embroidery run from shoulder to hem. Narrow bands of ribbon lace inset down sides at front and back. Full sleeves are gathered into the shoulder and back into straight cuffs. Reverse has across back yoke over gathering volume created through centre back panel and hem. Gently curving hem.