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Re: Irish "aersaid"?

Poster: MarsaliFox@aol.com

In a message dated 96-07-23 14:15:55 EDT, you write:

> I think I bought it to make a bog dress/chiton, but I remember reading
> an 
>  Irish dress called an aersaid that was something like the womans version
> a 
>  kilt. Can anyone advise me on how to sew/construct/wrap one?

In issue 68 of the TI, an article:  Early Irish Costume by Aeruin ni Hearain
(now Mistress Aeruin).  I sewed several of these over 13 years ago for both
men and women with great success.  An attractive garment.  Lends itself well
to embroidery and trimming.   Good luck with this.
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