Typical of the style of the the 1890s, this beautifully made original riding habit with long-line flared jacket and part safety skirt was made by taylor's Scott of Lower Sackville Street in Dublin, Ireland, and carries the hunt buttons of the Kildare Hunt. It is made in a chocolate brown thick (rough) wool material and has a diagonal fastening with three buttons, a velvet collar and turn-back cuffs.
The habit also includes brown breeches with chamois leather seat and satin bottoms to the legs. A hand-written name on the maker's label indicates that the habit belonged to a Lady Neldon or Neldow (hard to read). Side Saddle Lady would be pleased to hear from anyone who has more information on Lady Neldon(w) or her descendants.
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