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Tour Scotland Photographs: Old Photograph Crofter Casting Peats Orkney Scotland

Old photograph of a Crofter Casting Peats on the Orkney Islands , Scotland . All photographs are copyright of Sandy Stevenson, Tour Scot.

The Maud — the traditional shepherd’s plaid that’s woven and worn in the Scottish Borders and used for its original function protecting the shepherd and his lambs from the elements. The word maud comes from the Gaelic word "blanket" and the Scottish word derives from the word maldy, a coarsely woven grey colored cloth, common to the region.The pattern most associated with the maud, is the Shepherd’s Check, also known as the Border tartan, the Falkirk tartan, or the Northumberland tartan.

the maud ? the traditional shepherd?s plaid that?s woven and worn in the Scottish Borders. You can see one above being used for its original function ? protecting the shepherd and his lambs from the elements.

Old Photograph Crofters Knitting And Carrying Peat, Isle Of Lewis, Scotland (1) From: Uploaded by user, no url

Old Photograph Crofters Knitting And Carrying Peat, Isle Of Lewis, Scotland From: Uploaded by Aunt Viv

Old photograph of the interior of a crofters cottage in Highland Perthshire, Scotland:

Old photograph of the interior of a crofters cottage - Highland Perthshire, Scotland

Tour Scotland Photographs: Old Photograph Children Collecting Whelks Aultbea Scotland

Old photograph of children collecting Whelks on the shores of Loch Ewe by Aultbea, a small fishing village in North West Highlands located t.

Old photograph of the interior of a crofter's cottage in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland.

Old photograph of the interior of a crofters cottage in the Outer Hebrides Of Scotland Pretty raw, eh. Makes me appreciate what I've got today.

This Shetland crofter is making a kishie, a type of basket made out of straw or rushes. These had many uses including carrying peat or potatoes, sowing seeds and oats, and transporting goods to and from market. The photograph was taken in the 1890s.

Shetland crofter making a kishie, a type of basket made out of straw or rushes. These had many uses including carrying peat or potatoes, sowing seeds and oats, and transporting goods to and from market.

Old photograph of a crofter packing wool at Portnalong, Isle of Skye, Scotland

Old photograph of a crofter packing wool at Portnalong, Isle of Skye, Scotland.

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