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Tartan Details - Ellis Island

The information held within The Scottish Register of Tartans for the "Ellis Island" tartan is shown below. 

Reference: 10364
Designer: Newsome, Matt
Tartan date: 06/02/2011
Registration date: 6 April 2011
Category: District
Restrictions: Yes. The copyright for this design is held by the Clan Currie Society.

Registration notes: The Ellis Island tartan has been designed by Matt Newsome, curator of the Scottish Tartans Museum in Franklin, NC, primarily for use by all Americans with ancestors who came to America through Ellis Island regardless of ethnic origin and to commemorate the 10th annual observance of National Tartan Day at the Ellis Island Immigration Museum. It was commissioned by the Clan Currie Society who hold the copyright. Proceeds from the sale of the tartan will benefit the Save Ellis Island Foundation and the Clan Currie Society.
Woven Sample: A woven sample of this tartan has been received by the Scottish Register of Tartans for permanent preservation in the National Records of Scotland.
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