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.
There was no such thing as an Irish kilt until 1916. Has a kiltmaker tried to snow you lately? Read and find out the truth.
The Carnamoyle Stocking is a fragmentary knitted wool stocking from the 16th or 17th century in Ireland.
A reviewed and annotated list of books for Irish reenactors and others with an interest in pre-modern Irish history
A suit of clothes dating to the late 16th or early 17th century was found in Kilcommon Bog, Thurles, County Tipperary, Ireland. It consisted of a jacket and trews (pants) and accessories of native manufacture.