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Tartan Details - Cape Breton University

The information held within The Scottish Register of Tartans for the "Cape Breton University" tartan is shown below. 

Reference: 12469
Designer: MacMullin, Patsy
Tartan date: 28/10/1983
Registration date: 16 April 2019
Category: Corporate
Restrictions: Yes. Permission for use, reproduction in any form or weaving of the tartan must be granted from Cape Breton University.

Registration notes: On October 28th, 1983 the Board of Governors of University College of Cape Breton (now Cape Breton University) passed the motion to adopt Patsy MacMullin's proposed tartan as the official tartan for the University. The tartan is based upon the school colours of orange and green with the addition of white. The four orange squares in the design represent the four counties of Cape Breton Island, Canada.
Registrant details: Ms Catherine Arseneau, 1250 Grand Lake Road P.o. Box 5300, Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada, B1P 6L2
[email protected]
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