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18 November 2018
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Tartan Details - Lindsay

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

STA ref: 704
STWR ref: 704
Designer: Sobieski Stewarts, The
Tartan date: 01/01/1842
Registration date: This tartan was recorded prior to the launch of The Scottish Register of Tartans.
Category: Clan/Family
Restrictions:
Registration notes: Scottish Tartans Society notes: The Lindsay tartan is often first recognised by its colour, which is unusual as the precise shade of tartan colours is normally left to the discretion of the weaver. The sett is similar to Stewart of Athol, but for the black, rendered in Lindsay as dark blue. The name Lindsay first appeared in the Borders of Scotland in the 12th century. Border Clan tartans were not generally named until the publication in 1842 of the 'romantic fiction' known as the Vestiarium Scoticum.
Woven Sample: A woven sample of this tartan has been received by the Scottish Register of Tartans for permanent preservation in the National Records of Scotland.
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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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