Old Irish and Highland Dress - EBOOK

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Media: EBOOK - download
File format: PDF file 11MB (132 pages)
Author: H. McClintock
Year: (1943)
Publisher: Gould Genealogy ebooks

This classic and elusive work provides a detailed study of the "dress" of the Highlanders and the Irish in ancient times, with illustrations drawn from archival sources. It provides a wealth of information on the dress of these two closely related Celtic lands. Many of the illustrations are unique and are invaluable in understanding the development of men's and women's dress in the period from earliest times through the eighteenth century. Chapters for Ireland include: Up to Strongbow's Invasion, 1169 A.D.; From Strongbow's Invasion to the Year 1500; 16th and 17th Century Pictures. Moving to Scotland, chapters include: Up to the Year 1600, The Saffron Shirt in Scotland; 17th Century, The Belted Plaid; 18th Century, Origin and Introduction of the Kilt. There is as well a chapter on the dress of the Isle of Man.

Scanned images of the whole of the original book, bookmarked for easy navigation. Pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.

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