Category 1 - Dry Clean Only
Corsets, Bodices, most Coats, items made with silk, wool, or velvet.
You can bring garb to a professional dry cleaners or use an at-home dry cleaning product in the tumble dryer. Most items can be spot cleaned carefully or just brushed off.
Category 2 - Hand Wash n' Line Dry
Womens Tops n Skirts, some of the Men's Skirts, Silk Bandana n Sash, Waist Coats, most clothes with 2 different fabrics or lining.
Hand wash in a clean sink or bath tub, with a few drop of mild detergent such as Woolite. Gently swirl or knead it for one or two minutes. Rinse thoroughly then gently squeeze out the water. For silks you can add a few drops of hair conditioner to the final rinse. Lay flat on a towel, drying rack, or on a clothes line to dry.
Category 3 - Machine Wash in Cold n' Line Dry
Items in Category 3 be: bloomers, some of the mens shirts, mens pants, kilts, some womens skirts, linen sashes
You can clean using a washing machine in Cold Water Only then line dry only, no drying in a machine. The main issue is shrinkage. You can purchase some of arrrr clothing large and then follow Category 4 in the dryer.
Category 4 - Machine Wash n' Dry
linen and cotton bandanas, socks, T-shirts, preshrunk fabrics.
You can machine wash in cold water and machine dry. If y'ar wanting the rough look, this is prefect. If you want a nicer look, you may wish to iron or steam some of your clothes after drying.