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25 April 2017
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Tartan Details - Ramsay Blue Hunting

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

STA ref: 259
STWR ref: 259
Designer: Not Specified
Tartan date: 01/01/1950
Registration date: This tartan was recorded prior to the launch of The Scottish Register of Tartans.
Category: Clan/Family
Restrictions:
Registration notes: This sample comes from the MacGregor-Hastie collection which forms the basis of the cloth archive of the Scottish Tartans Society. Some of the samples, including this one, were unmarked. One can assume that the sample dates between 1930 and 1950. The late Harry Lindley (who designed tartans for Kinloch Anderson Limited) notes state: 'During recent years, having no Hunting tartan, Blue was used in place of red and this has become recognised as their Hunting tartan. As a Lowland Clan the blue dyes were much used.' Sample in Scottish Tartans Authority Collection and Lochcarron swatch. The Pilgrim Bandits have permission to use this tartan as their offical charity tartan.
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