Whether it's seeing what your ancestors may have worn in a bygone age or having a picnic on the lawn, there's plenty to see and do at a marvelous museum in Dumfriesshire, Scotland. The Shambellie House Museum of Costume is set in a Victorian house in beautiful wooded grounds.
Designed by renowned Scottish architect David Bryce, the house presents a fascinating look at fashion and social etiquette from the 1850s to the 1950s. The museum features room settings with accessories, furniture, and paintings that complete a graceful Victorian and Edwardian environment of well-to-do living. As you wander through the house, you will see parasols, party dresses, linens, lavender bags, samplers, and shoes. The museum provides an interesting view of fashion and society through the ages.
You can learn more at http://www.nms.ac.uk/costume/home/index.asp