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Tartan Details - Blood on the Coal

The information held within The Scottish Register of Tartans for the "Blood on the Coal" tartan is shown below. 

Reference: 12677
Designer: Bell, Roberta L
Tartan date: 23/10/2019
Registration date: 19 November 2019
Category: Fashion
Registration notes: A tartan to commemorate the coal miners who lived, worked and died in the designer’s hometown of Springhill, Nova Scotia, and elsewhere in the provinces of Canada. Colours: black is for the coal and the darkness of the mine; yellow is for the miners' lamps; red represents blood on the coal for the lives lost and white represents the miners’ lives.
Registrant details: Mrs Roberta Bell, 1774 Hwy 321, River Philip, Nova Scotia, Canada, B0M 1V0
[email protected]
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