Beetlewing dress goes on show at Dunollie

This stunning dress is on show at the 1745 House Museum at Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds until Saturday November 23.

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A stunning beetlewing dress has returned to Dunollie, Oban, straight from its debut at the Wild and Majestic exhibition at The National Museum Scotland.

The dress, on show until Saturday November 23, is thought to have been worn by Mary-Jane MacDougall to meet King George IV when he made his celebrated visit to Edinburgh in 1822.

The garment is well-known for its striking green embellishment – the beetlewings – which came from India after the insects had shed them naturally.

The unique dress is on display for a limited time only throughout the Winter Festival in the 1745 House Museum at Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds.

Opening times to see it until Saturday are 11am to 3pm.