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Notes on the earrasaid and the breid, 27 May 1869

Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/52

Scope and Contents

Notes on the earrasaid and the breid collected from Mary MacMillan, Lianacui, Iocar [Lionacuidhe/Liniquie, Ìochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] tling how the earrasaid was a blanket taken from the bed and describing the manner in which it was worn. 'Blankets were finely made with scarlet borders. Every housewife tried to excel in her blankets'. The breid is described as being a yard of fine linen with 3 bans on the shoulder and back with 'no sewing upon it.'


  • Creation: 27 May 1869

Language of Materials

Gaelic English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 64 folios ; 17 x 20.3 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 31r, line 5 to folio 31r, line 18

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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