The Scottish Register of Tartans

25 October 2021
Home | FAQs | New Tartans | Search the Register | Compare Designs | Register a Tartan | Fees | Amendments | Scottish designers | About Us
 you are in: Al Suwaidi of Abu Dhabi (Personal)   
 
  Sign Up to the Register

While you can search the Register without having to register and login, you will need to create an account to:

-Register new tartan designs
-Request threadcount information
-Receive notification of all new registered tartan designs and other news updates
-Manage your account details
-Request official amendments
  
 Sign Up
 Log In
 
 

Tartan Details - Al Suwaidi of Abu Dhabi (Personal)

The information held within The Scottish Register of Tartans for the "Al Suwaidi of Abu Dhabi (Personal)" tartan is shown below. 

Reference: 11618
Designer: Al Suwaidi/MacDonald
Tartan date: Not Specified
Registration date: 1 September 2016
Category: Name
Restrictions: Yes.
Prepared for weaving by Houston Kiltmakers.


Registration notes: Designed by Dr Hamed Bin Mohamed Khalifa Al Suwaidi and Ken MacDonald, this tartan is made up of the traditional Pan-Arab colours that form the UAE's flag which was adopted on 2nd December 1971. The colours (red, green, white and black) combine to form and symbolize Arab unity. The designer who originally created the UAE flag was inspired by verses of a poem describing the citizens acts as white representing peace and honesty, plains as green representing hope goodness and agriculture, battles as black representing strength of mind, courage and power and swords as red representing bravery and sovereignty. Each colour was selected precisely to reflect an important concept to the natives of the country and hence, the choice of the same colours has been used in the design of this piece. The tartan was designed in a symmetrical manner to give equality and importance to each choice of colour and what it symbolizes. The red colour was chosen to be a little more dominant and significant on the design because it resembles the original and authentic flag of Abu Dhabi, the Capital Emirate and the largest city in the UAE.
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.
Tartan image: Al Suwaidi of Abu Dhabi (Personal). Click on this image to see a more detailed version.

Click on the image above to see a more detailed version.

If you would like to request threadcount information for this tartan you must Log In to the site. If you do not have an account, click here to create one.
Note: This tartan was registered in the official Scottish Register of Tartans.
 
Contact Us | Privacy Statement | Terms of Use | Using Our Site | Copyright

National Records of Scotland, H.M. General Register House, 2 Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3YY
tel +44 (0) 131 535 1395 email: [email protected].