The fine materials of this vestment are sewn with great attention to detail. The seams are all enclosed with double stitching at wear points. The front closure ties are handmade of Linen, with hand crocheted anchors to prevent tearing at the top of the placket. Fine needle hemstitching detail on sleeve and hem.
Yoke and placket are edged in 1/4 inch cotton lace to prevent wear.
This new Linen Surplice is of the Traditional Roman Style with the open front placket. The finely combed flax makes the fabric soft, strong and lightweight for coolness. Christ the King Linens only uses Irish, Belgian or Czech Linen due to its strength, softness and beautiful drape, unlike the weaker Chinese/Hong Kong grade linen.
SIZE: Medium/Large, Sleeve Length: 33 inches from center back of neck to cuff (allows for cassock cuff below)Chest band is 16 inches across. Front Placket opening is 13 inches. Hem width around is 100 inches. Overall Length 36 inches.
All materials have been processed for shrinkage. This high quality Surplice is machine washable/gentle cycle/no chlorine bleach/drip dry/iron damp or with spray or steam.