Keely Dress


A most elegant variation of the traditional kirtle, but with a more tailored fit. The embroidery provides a much richer texture and look to the dress. An eye catching garment for those special occasions. It is a slip-on style with lacing at the lower back for ease of wear and comfort. Available in your choice of colors. Inquire if you need to match a specific color like in a tartan. This style makes great bridesmaid dresses, or an informal wedding dress.

Currently available only in a cotton shirt weight fabric. It can be Special Ordered in a cotton velveteen fabric or satin fabric for a more formal look. Some of the cotton colors may not be available in the velveteen, please inquire for available colors. The cotton velveteen has a soft look and texture to it, while still being machine washable. Satin, is of course, satin and dry clean only. If you'd like fabric samples just drop us an email. 

  • Keely means 'beautiful, graceful" in Gaelic.
  • Custom sizing is advisable for this item. To ensure a proper fit, please give us your Measurements in the Special Instructions. Measuring chart and form available via email.
  • Other knotwork styles available. Please view our Marion dress, Celtic Lady dress or our Celtic Maiden dress. 
  • Chainmaille necklace provided by Mardigan's
  • Our garments are not massed produced.  Each one is hand made to your specifications here in the USA and our quality takes time.  This means it will take 4 to 6 weeks to get your order to you.  July through November orders may run over 8 weeks due to our show schedule.   Occasionally we can manage rush orders or may have items in stock, please contact us before ordering.  Thank you for taking this into consideration when placing your order.