Missouri River sewing pattern number 4799-500-017
Cherokee Man's Ribbon Shirt
Pattern includes sizes Small, Medium, Large, X-Large and XX-Large
Pattern condition: Uncut, factory folded and complete with instructions.
~ Item for sale is a sewing pattern, not a finished shirt ~
This classic shirt style developed from the basic Anglo dress shirt with the addition of decorations and slight modification of it's construction. From its' origins east of the Mississippi, it spread westward with the Cherokee migration to Oklahoma, where it remains a favorite among both participants and officials at the traditional gatherings and powwows held there and around the rest of the country today.
As there are very few early Cherokee shirts in existence, this pattern was developed from research of old descriptions, photographs, paintings and museum examples. The blousy fit and large sleeves allow complete freedom of movement, making it a very practical and a comfortable garment for wear with street clothes or with a dance outfit. The pattern includes variations for ribbon placement, along with detailed, illustrated instructions for assembly.
Small: Women's 6-8, Men's Small
Medium: Women's 10-12, Men's Medium
Large: Women's 14-16, Men's Large
Extra-Large: Women's 18-20, Men's Extra-Large
XX-Large: Men's XX-Large
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