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Tartan Details - Handwriting

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

Reference: 14133
Designer: Gladstone, Kate
Tartan date: 23/11/2023
Registration date: 5 December 2023
Category: Fashion
Restrictions: Yes. This tartan is intended to be worn/used by, and only by, those who are personally or professionally involved in the study, teaching, improvement, or preservation of handwriting.

Copyright rests with Kate Gladstone [email protected]
Registration notes: This tartan is intended to be for all involved in the study, teaching, improvement, or preservation of handwriting. Colours: brown is intended to represent fingers; blue is for ink; white is for paper and black is intended to represent pen strokes. There are also references to the history of handwriting within the threadcount: 52 threads in white is intended to represent the 26 uppercase and 26 lowercase letters in the English alphabet; 1522 for the publication date of Western civilization’s first handwriting textbook and 1 & 23 for January 23, observed as National Handwriting Day in the United States.
Registrant details: Ms Kate Gladstone, 165 North Allen Street, Albany, Ny, United States, 12206-1706
[email protected]
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