Vintage 40's - 50's BDA "Rigmel" Shrunk Workwear Pull-over Shirt, L
Vintage 40's - 50's BDA "Rigmel" Shrunk Workwear Pull-over Shirt, L
Vintage 40's - 50's BDA "Rigmel" Shrunk Workwear Pull-over Shirt, L
Vintage 40's - 50's BDA "Rigmel" Shrunk Workwear Pull-over Shirt, L

Vintage 40's - 50's BDA "Rigmel" Shrunk Workwear Pull-over Shirt, L

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SIZE: label says 4. Fits men's size L. 
MATERIAL: 100% cotton. 
COLOR: khaki brown. 
FEATURES: this vintage garment dates back to mid 20th century. It's a long workwear shirt made of durable pre-shrunk cotton. Originally, probably a menswear pull-over shirt (based on which side are the buttons), but now can be treated as unisex and worn also by women as a shirt-dress as it is quite long in length. The garment features 4 button front placket and a small yoke bellow it from which a small box pleat falls. Also features pointed long collar, a rounded bottom hem with side slits, button at cuffs and a pocket to the chest.
The Bradford Dyers' Association Ltd (B.D.A.) was a combine of Bradford commission dyeing firms, founded in 1898. The B.D.A. was engaged in processing on a commission basis textile fabrics of every kind (natural and man-made). Rigmel' introduced in 1931 was a service operated by the B.D.A. for the benefit of its members. The Rigmel process was a patented pre-shrunk finish for cotton fabrics. Used for military uniforms in WW2.

CONDITION: excellent condition, no wearing marks. 

Please check the MEASUREMENTS on item laid flat to make sure it is your size:
Chest (armpit to armpit) – 23″ . 
Sleeve (shoulder seam to cuff) - 24 1/2" . 
Total length (collar seam to bottom hem) – 36″ . 
Shoulders (seam to seam) – 19 1/2″ .