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Tartan Details - Bergslagen Flag

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

Reference: 12273
Designer: Elliot, Robin
Tartan date: 05/10/2018
Registration date: 16 October 2018
Category: Other
Restrictions: Yes. For the exclusive use of members of the Swedish association "Bergslagsflaggan" and other persons entitled to do so with permission from the association.
Prepared for weaving by Andrew Elliot Ltd., Forest Mill, Selkirk, TD7 5EA.

Registration notes: The Bergslagen flag tartan is named after the mining area in central Sweden. The colours of the tartan are taken from the unofficial flag for the area: black for iron ore; green for forests; orange for fire; blue for water and yellow for farming. Key numbers make up the design of the tartan signifying historical events and dates; 1434 the year of Engelbrecht's rebellion against the king Erik of Pomerania; 1444 the first time the word "bergslag" was used; 1907 the year the blast furnace in Löa was laid down and 2006 the year the flag of the Bergslag became a registered Swedish trademark.
Registrant details: Mr Robin Elliot, Forest Mill Dunsdale Road, Selkirk, Selkirkshire, Scotland, TD7 5EA
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