The Shinrone Gown — An Irish Dress from the Elizabethan Age

In 1843, a piece of wool was recovered from a bog near Shinrone, County Tipperary in Ireland. It turned out that this piece of wool was in fact a dress dating back to the late 16th or early 17th century.Not much is known about Irish dress compared with other countries in Western Europe. However, we seem to know…

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