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Fundamental Work Shirt - Forest Green

What a beautiful shirt!

Item: 004357



From the timber mill to town, our Fundamental Work Shirt in forest green combines handsome good looks with loads of utility for the laborer. Calling on the color of a cliff-side canopy, this 19th century shirt will have you pining for the good old days.

Our pull-over style shirt features a tab collar with five buttons on the tone-on-tone embroidered placket. With a decidedly vintage flavor and utilitarian function, the amply-sized gathered sleeves, pleating and pin-tucking the chest provides a full range of motion for all those manly chores. Available in several colors.

Made from 100% pima cotton; pre-washed and dried to keep shape. Machine wash cold and hang dry or professionally dry clean. Imported. Available in mens sizes S-3X

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Sizing Chart
Per the style of the Victorian Era these dress shirts are very full in the body.
Please order according to your neck and sleeve size.
Size Collar
(up to)
S 14-14.5" 32-33"
M 15-15.5" 33-34"
L 16-16.5" 35-36"
XL 17-17.5" 35-36"
2X 18-19.5" 36-37"
If available
3X 19-20" 36-37"
4X 20-21" 38-39"
Collar size is key for shirt fit
To measure your collar: Place the measuring tape around the fullest part of your neck and keep the tape snug but not tight. For a comfortable fit, place 2 fingers between the tape and your neck.
Note: not all shirts are offered in every size. Please see the drop-down list for available sizes in this style.

Mens Sizing Guide

Product Reviews  

Reviews of this Product

Average Rating: 4.89/5.00 stars from 18 reviews

Work shirt
A nice-looking shirt, somewhat short in the body length, but still just long enough. The pleating in the front which looks nice and gives the shirt a bit of style also makes the shirt smaller around the chest, that needs to be considered when ordering it. I will be wearing it to an historical event this coming Sunday and will be washing it and I hope that all things turn out well, too much shrinking would render the shirt useless. We will see.
Sep 22, 2022
Great Shirt
I love this shirt for my more casual outings! I was a little worried about the slight puff to the sleeves, but once it arrived, I thought it was great. I wear Historical Emporium clothing as part of my regular ensemble and this shirt is great for more rugged canvas pants and a more casual waistcoat.
Dec 30, 2020
David R
High Point NC
Another Work Shirt
I have 2 other "Fundamental Work Shirts in other colors. All 3 are excellent and comfortable. The workmanship is excellent. This Forest Green one is a gorgeous color. I use all of my Historical Emporium clothing while Cowboy Action Shooting.
Mar 5, 2020
Heavy Bear
Rochester NY
Great Shirt
This shirt fits wonderfully. It is period in fit which means it is loose. Very forgiving if you are heavy. I am a huge fan of henleys, wearing them normally so this shirt is just right for me.
Aug 28, 2019
Work shirt
Bought a forest green Fundamental work shirt and it is very comfortable for hot weather as the fabric is not real heavy. Fits loose and airy, just what I was looking for.
Aug 8, 2019
American Falls ID
Fantastic Shirt!
Great fit, very comfortable, terrific look! Two thumbs WAY up!
Nov 15, 2018
Reston VA
very nice
quality seems to be great. Can´t wait to try it on when weather is gettin hot. I´d imagine that this shirt is going to be one of my favorits in next summer shooting events. Sizing was right on for me.
Mar 1, 2018
Firehand Finn
Fundamental Work Shirt - Forest Green
Nov 5, 2017

Work shirt.
If I wanted to nitpick, I would wish the fabric of this shirt to be a bit heavier. As it is, it appears to be well made and true to the mid 19th century style. I'm happy with it and will make additional orders in the near future.
Jan 26, 2017
A superb colour that will work well with anything! I bought it to fit a 19th century worker's outfit, which I can casually or formally wear to any event. The fabric is very comfortable. Definitely add an ascot and a vest to this, and you'll receive compliments right away!
Jun 9, 2016
Sydney NS
I've ordered more
Liked it so much I wanted to get another.
Mar 10, 2016
Mt Zion IL
Nice Shirt
Nice shirt. Perfect size. On time delivery. I bit to high in price. A lower price would maybe sell more.
Feb 5, 2016
Robert D.
Jacksonville Fl
Work Shirt
I recently purchased three of these shirts and am thoroughly impressed with the material and workmanship. Plenty of room in the shoulder and chest. No binding.
Dec 26, 2015
Ed Maynes
Gaithersburg Ma
Highest Quality
Not only are they as pictured, they are of the highest quality and seem to be what your grand or great grandparents would have gotten back in the day. These would last for years if worn daily much less for events. Not cheap in price nor in quality. Your money well spent.
May 7, 2015
Iron Mountain
Moorpark CA
What a beautiful shirt!
I bought this shirt and other items for speaking engagements. I am an author and teach positive thinking, business and management skills, and how to turn your dreams into realities. My brand includes clothing from the Victorian Era (Irish and Western). This shirt is now my favorite. I bought the pants in the picture to go with it.
Jun 19, 2014
Mickey Maguire
Columbus OH

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