Isabella MacTavish’s Wedding Dress c1785. Fraser clan tartan. Inverness Museum. The cloth itself is probably considerably older than the dress, and possibly dates to 1740 – 1760.

Inspiration – Tartan

Isabella MacTavish’s Wedding Dress c1785. Fraser clan tartan. Inverness Museum. The cloth itself is probably considerably older than the dress, and possibly dates to 1740 – 1760.

Costume Detail 1750s-1770s drawings from Nancy Bradfield's book Costume in Detail 1730-1930 Click here: https://books.google.com.au/books/about/Costume_in_detail.html?id=7dTfAAAAMAAJ&redir_esc=y

Costume Detail 1750s-1770s drawings from Nancy Bradfield's book Costume in Detail 1730-1930 Click here: https://books.google.com.au/books/about/Costume_in_detail.html?id=7dTfAAAAMAAJ&redir_esc=y

Mantua | V&A Search the Collections  Place of origin: England, Great Britain (made) Date: ca. 1720 (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Silver brocaded silk, lined and faced with silk Museum number: T.88 to C-1978 Gallery location: In Storage

Mantua

Mantua | V&A Search the Collections Place of origin: England, Great Britain (made) Date: ca. 1720 (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Silver brocaded silk, lined and faced with silk Museum number: T.88 to C-1978 Gallery location: In Storage

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