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Tartan Details - MacIver #3

The information held within The Scottish Register of Tartans for the "MacIver #3" tartan is shown below. 

STA ref: 1855
STWR ref: 1855
Designer: Not Specified
Tartan date: Not Specified
Registration date: This tartan was recorded prior to the launch of The Scottish Register of Tartans.
Category: Clan/Family
Registration notes: Derived from the Lord of Isles. Same sett as MacFie (1229). Scottish Tartans Society notes: Kith and Kin lists MacIvers in Argyll associated with Campbell, in Ross and Lewis with MacKenzie, and in Perthshire with Robertson. H. Whyte, author of 'The Scottish Clans and Their Tartan' introduced tartans for many clan septs in his book, 'The Tartans of the Clans and Septs of Scotland' published by W & A.K. Johnston, Edinburgh, in 1906. There is no 'hunting' MacIver though the 'MacArthur' is sometimes mistakenly worn as such. (No longer holds true - see #2697, original Scottish Tartans Authority reference.)
Tartan image: MacIver #3. Click on this image to see a more detailed version.

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