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Custom entitled 'Cannach an t-Sleibhe' relating to a marriage test, June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/112

Scope and Contents

Custom entitled 'Cannach an t-Sleibhe' [canach an t-sleibhe or moss-cotton] relating to a marriage test in which a maid has to weave and sew a shirt of moss-cotton herself before she can get married. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.


  • Creation: June 1887

Language of Materials

English Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 53 folios ; 17.2 x 10.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 23v, line 5 to folio 23v, line 10

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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