A farmer near Dungiven, County Derry brought into the Belfast Museum and Art Gallery a suit of clothes that he found while digging peat on his farm. The clothing found consisted of a woolen semi-circular cloak, a jacket, tartan trews, and a leather belt
Looking for information on Renaissance Celts? Read this and find out why there were none and why the terms don’t make sense.
The Shinrone Gown, an Irish wool gown from the 16th century, perfect for Renaissance Faires, Tudor reenactments, and Irish traditional weddings.
Some Thoughts on Eugene OÃ¢â¬â¢CurryÃ¢â¬â¢s “On the Manners and Customs of the Ancient Irish”
Reconstructing History provides historical documentation and information on historical clothing to re-enactors and the just-plain-curious to help them learn about historical clothing and construct accurate replicas of this garb for living history demonstrations.
There were no drawstrings or pleats in the sleeves of Irish leinte. Read and find out where the drawstrings came from.
The Irish leine in the 16th century was a full-bodied shirt-like garment of linen.