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Tartan Details - Ferguson Red, George (Architect)

The information held within The Scottish Register of Tartans for the "Ferguson Red, George (Architect)" tartan is shown below. 

Reference: 10276
Designer: Ferguson, George & Franey, Kirsty
Tartan date: 01/01/2010
Registration date: 17 September 2010
Category: Name
Restrictions: Yes. This tartan should not be used for commercial purposes without the written permission of George Ferguson or his heirs.
Woven by Kinloch Anderson Ltd or their successors. Commercial St/Dock St Edinburgh EH6 6EY

Registration notes: George Ferguson, Architect and Past President of the Royal Institute of British Architects is well known for his penchant for red trousers, which he even wears with black tie and at other formal occasions. Having been banned for wearing his evening red trousers at a formal occasion in his home city of Bristol he decided to design and register a variation of Ferguson Tartan made entirely of red threads to thwart any such future restrictive decree. He will be wearing new trousers made from the cloth at his CBE investiture at Windsor Castle on 13th April 2010. He wishes to make it available to other members, family or friends of the Fergusons who may want to wear a variation on the traditional blue/green/red/white versions.
Registrant details: Mr George Ferguson, Loft 1 Tobacco Factory, Bristol, Bristol, England, BS3 1TF
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