The history of the shirt is interesting because it was originally classed as an item of underwear worn by men only, before Men Only appeared as a chauvinistic magazine. The oldest found example of a shirt was made of linen, discovered in an Egyptian tomb at Tarkan and said to be worn in 3,000 BC. That’s how far back dickie dirts go. It was a dickie dirty cream colour and there was no sign of a button-down collar or slots on the sleeves for cufflinks.
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