Cosmo Alexander (1724-1772.) Portrait of a Jacobite Lady. Oil on Canvas. Circa 1745-1750's. The Drambuie Collection, Edinburgh.
Portrait of Jenny Cameron of Glendessary, who led her clan's troops to Glenfinnan at the start of the Jacobite Rising in August, 1745.
A Demo of the "whole nine yards" Where they take nine yards of tartan, pleat it by hand, belt it and wear it, with enough left over for over the shoulder fly plaid. This was how it was done back in the day, for real.
Wool/silk 1740 MET 1990.24 Looks like a girl's gown pieced mid skirt, back lacing closed front bodice with open skirt. Very interesting construction.
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. Women -- Clothing & dress -- 1700-1799 -- Scotland. 18th century Scottish costume.
Scottish Clan Macfarland
"Arisaid" was the earliest form of women's dress in Scotland.