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Tartan Details - Aliam

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

Reference: 13275
Designer: Prickly Thistle Scotland Ltd
Tartan date: 01/08/2021
Registration date: 17 August 2021
Category: Fashion
Restrictions: Yes. There are no restrictions as to who can wear this tartan, however the commercial use of this design remains exclusively with Prickly Thistle Scotland Ltd
This tartan can only be woven with the express permission of Prickly Thistle Scotland Limited. All enquiries of this nature must be issued to Prickly Thistle Scotland Limited for the attention of the company Directors.

Registration notes: To celebrate the 2021 Scottish tour of two icons with strong connections to Scotland, Miriam Margolyes and Alan Cumming, and their visit to the Highland tartan mill, Prickly Thistle, a tartan has been created in their name Aliam Their names being woven together, is intended to represent the warp and the weft of a tartan being woven together. The colours and threadcount of this design recognises both birth years, with 65 in a pink for Alan's birth year of 1965, and violet for Miriam's 1941. Yellow is a favourite colour of Alan's and tumeric is symbolic of Miriam's connection with the land and soil of the Austrailian Outback. The blue and green over check combination represents 45 for a number of reasons including Alan and Miriam's passion for Scotland.
Registrant details: Mrs Clare Campbell, Easter Drumdyre Culbokie, Dingwall, Highland, Scotland, IV7 8JU
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