School: Dromad (roll number 16781)

Location:
Drumod, Co. Leitrim
Teacher:
Millicent "Nuabhroinn"

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Clothes Made Locally

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0214, Page 052

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There are two tailers in this district. They work at their homes and get their own cloth. They make suits and costumes and dresses. They use serge of all colours. The tailor uses a scissors, a sewing machine, a tape, a spool and pins. Shirts are bought in shops. Socks and stockings are knit in the homes and some of them are bought. Special types of clothes are worn on special days as at the death of a friend black is worn for mourning.

Collector
Susan Crowe
Gender
female
Age
14
Address
Drumod Beg, Co. Leitrim
Informant
James Crowe
Gender
male
Age
66
Occupation
farmer
Address
Drumod Beg, Co. Leitrim
Language
English