The History of Leith

June 1, 2006

Museum of Costume

Whether it’s seeing what you would have worn in a bygone age or having a picnic on the lawn, there’s plenty to see and do at this splendid country house museum set in beautiful wooded grounds.

Designed by renowned Scottish architect David Bryce, this Victorian house presents a fascinating look at fashion and social etiquette from the 1850s to the 1950s. Wonderful room settings with accessories, furniture and paintings complete a graceful Victorian and Edwardian environment of well-to-do living. From parasols to party dresses, linen to lavender bags and samplers to shoes. Open the door on fashion and society through the ages. for more click here

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