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Tartan Details - Tamer of Wolves

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

Reference: 10762
Designer: Pisniak, Olivier M M
Tartan date: 17/12/2012
Registration date: 14 January 2013
Category: Fashion
Restrictions: Yes.
Although anyone can wear this design, it is only to be woven with the designer's express written permission.

Registration notes: Designed by Olivier Pisniak to celebrate his love of tartan. Colours: blue is for Saint Brioc, one of the seven founder saints of Brittany said to have wolves bow down before him; grey is for the Eurasian wolf (Cani lupus lupus); tan is for Armorica, the name given in ancient times to the part of Gaul that includes the Brittany peninsula and the territory between the Seine and Loire rivers, extending inland to an indeterminate point and down the Atlantic coast; white is for the seven founder saints of Brittany.
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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