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Note about 'Cragan agus Suileag', 29 August 1868

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/8

Scope and Contents

Note about 'Cragan agus Suileag' collected from Angus MacAulay, aged 82, An Cnoc/Knock, Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis stating that cnagain are made from clay beaten with a stick until it is 'tough and consistent' after which it is 'built up layer by layer like planking a boat'. Also a vocabulary note stating that a 'sgeip[is] a thing for souring cream'. Either a sgeip or a cnagan is noted as having been bought from John MacLeod of Paible [Pabail Uarach/Upper Bayble or Pabail Iarach/Lower Bayble].

Dates

  • 29 August 1868

Language of Materials

Gaelic English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 64 folios ; 17 x 20.3 cm