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Tartan Details - Jamaican National

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

Reference: 10545
Designer: West India Committee
Tartan date: 08/11/2011
Registration date: 25 January 2012
Category: District
Registration notes: The Jamaican Ministry of Culture has authorised the West India Committee to register this national tartan of Jamaica to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Jamaican independence. Tartan symbolises the strong Scottish presence in Jamaica from the 17th to the 19th century, evidenced today by the substantial number of Scottish surnames amongst the Jamaican population. Colours: the green (Buckingham green)and yellow (jonquil)must match the green and yellow in the Jamaican National Flag.
Information notes: To view woven sample, please request NAS6/O6/Oversize.
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