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Hood Hood

Hood of woollen fabric with a knotted fringe, found in moss in St Andrews Parish, Orkney

Dress / fragment Dress / fragment

Fragment of a woollen dress and a lock of human hair, found in moss on Hill of Norsewick, Shetland

Cap Cap

Light brown knitted cap, found at Gunnister, Shetland

Jersey Jersey

Jumper or jersey in Fair Isle pattern knitted wool, with a high round neck and long sleeves, and a chequered design in red and blue on the neck, hem and cuffs, bought c. 1910, features in the painting ‘The Fair Isle Jumper’, by Stanley Cursiter, 1923, currently held by Edinburgh City Council: Scottish, Fair Isle, c. 1910

Cap Cap

Cap knitted in a Fair Isle pattern, part of a presentation collection made for Sheriff Thoms, c. 1880 - 1890

Jacket Jacket

Royal Stewart hard tartan jacket, red base with blue, black, green, yellow and white stripes, with thistle decoration on the collar and twenty-six brass buttons marked 'CLANN NA 'N GAEL LUNNINN', associated with the Highland Society of London, c.1816

Bootee, baby's Bootee, baby's

One of a pair of baby's bootees of red wool with leather soles, with a late 19th-century label stating that they were probably made about 1780. The technique is a form of slip-stitch crochet, formerly known as shepherd's knitting or Scottish knitting, and was executed with a flat hook.

Bootee, baby's Bootee, baby's

One of a pair of baby's bootees of red wool with leather soles, with a late 19th-century label stating that they were probably made about 1780. The technique is a form of slip-stitch crochet, formerly known as shepherd's knitting or Scottish knitting, and was executed with a flat hook.

Sample, Paisley pattern Sample, Paisley pattern

One of a collection of Paisley pattern samples

Textile / wool / sample Textile / wool / sample

One of a collection of samples of Paisley shawl patterns, short length of a woven border with long cone or buta shapes at the centre, detailed multi-coloured design predominantly in shades of red, blue and green: probably Scottish, Paisley, mid-19th century

Highland bagpipe Highland bagpipe

Highland bagpipe with a chanter, blow-pipe and three drones, decorated with bone insets owned by the Macdonalds of Islay and long in the possession of the MacIndeors or Dewars, hereditary pipers to the Macdonalds of Islay

Small pipes bagpipe Small pipes bagpipe

Set of small pipes with three drones set in a common stock, made of laburnum and fruitwood mounted with sea ivory, and having a fringed green wool cover, formerly belonged to a Sutherland family, late 18th century

Highland bagpipe Highland bagpipe

Set of Highland bagpipes made of laburnum mounted with horn and having a sheepskin bag with a green wool cover, made by J. and R. Glen, Edinburgh, c. 1880

Coat Coat

Coat of fine brown wool with a pointed turn down collar faced with brown velvet and wide pointed revers; it is floor length and double breasted, a label inside the neck is inscribed "ERNEST MORET/9 Boulevard de le Madelaine/PARIS": French, Paris, c.1895-1905

Cloak Cloak

Lady's cloak of brown checked tweed, semi-circular in cut with a square turn down collar and pointed hood: probably British, c.1890-1940

Beret Beret

Bonnet, knitted with Fair Isle pattern in red, blue, yellow and white wool, with a button in the centre and a red and blue tassel, originally mounted on frame H.TBA 4.2: Shetland, Fair Isle, c. 1870

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