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Tartan Details - Hunter (1775)

The information held within The Scottish Register of Tartans for the "Hunter (1775)" tartan is shown below. 

STA ref: 5873
STWR ref: none
Designer: Not Specified
Tartan date: 01/01/1775
Registration date: This tartan was recorded prior to the launch of The Scottish Register of Tartans.
Category: Other
Restrictions:
Registration notes: Presented to the Scottish Tartans Authority in Canada in 2003 by a Jean Hunter from Huntsville Ontario who had been given it by her Father the Rev. George W. Hunter, a minister in Aberdeen. The piece is a shawl 6ft 6inches long by 19inches wide and is what is known as a hard, superfine tartan using typical Wilson of Bannockburn colours. The sett is selvedge to selvedge full repeat and the weave is 52epi. The sett is complex with 8 colours and 67 colour changes. Embroidered into the end of the shawl is 'Donnald 1775'.
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Where tartans were recorded before the establishment of the Scottish Register of Tartans (SRT) on 5 February 2009, the original Scottish Tartans Authority (STA) and the Scottish Tartans World Register (STWR) reference numbers have been retained. The new SRT reference number can be found in the address box on your browser (url).

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