Welsh Costume

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This site contains descriptions of Welsh costume written by and for tourists to Wales, 1700 – 1900; descriptions of Welsh costumes in public and some private collections, a breakdown of the components of a Welsh costume and the fabrics of which they are made (aiding identification), links to images of Welsh costume on other web sites.

It has been created by Michael Freeman, curator of Ceredigion Museum, Aberystwyth, 1991-2012.


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