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Tartan Details - Forrester / Foster

The information held within The Scottish Register of Tartans for the "Forrester / Foster" tartan is shown below. 

STA ref: 2384
STWR ref: 2384
Designer: Teall, Dr D.G.
Tartan date: 01/01/1990
Registration date: This tartan was recorded prior to the launch of The Scottish Register of Tartans.
Category: Clan/Family
Restrictions:
Registration notes: The first green in the Forrester slog is actually a blue green. Registered with the Lord Lyon. Accepted as the Clan Forrester Tartan by the Clan Society. Clan Forrester notes of Nov 1996 from Stan Forrester say: ' It is the tartan which has been woven and worn by Ian L M Forrester and William N Forrester. It is believed to be that worn in USA.' There was debate whether it was Teall or Jamie Scarlett MBE who designed this but JDS denied authorship.
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