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Ionar / Jacket

The Gaelic Ionar (pronounced "inner") is worn over the Léine and is usually made of stout wool. It is made very short compared to modern jackets. The sleeves are opened on the inside which is done to allow the sleeves of the Léine to hang free. The Ionar is often, though not always, elaboratedly decorated. The most common type of decoration consisted of contrasting coloured strips in a series of lines. Another common decoratative form contained flowers, vines and swirls. Some basic Celtic designs may also have been incorporated.

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Fabric: Heavy weight 100% wool with canvas lining.

Colour: Two tone mottled brown.

Decoration: Wool trim black, yellow, brown and plum. Metal celtic design button, leather sleeve ties.

Pleating: Short size overlap pleating.

Size: Shoulder width – 6 inches. Chest size – 43 inches. Sleeve length – 25.5 inches.

Price: €287.50+P&P