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Tartan Details - Alabama (Provisional)

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

STA ref: 6980
STWR ref: none
Designer: Morrison, Joseph Ryan
Tartan date: 01/01/2006
Registration date: This tartan was recorded prior to the launch of The Scottish Register of Tartans.
Category: District
Restrictions:
Registration notes: Designed in 2006 by Joseph Ryan Morrison, member of the planning committee for the first annual Tartan Day celebration in Alabama which will take place in Birmingham in April 2007. The five white stripes represent the region's first flag - the Bonnie Blue Flag which comprised a white, five pointed star on a blue background which was later adopted by Texas (the 'Lone Star State') and which became an unofficial flag of the Confederate States of America. The azure is for the State's clear blue skies, the navy the splendour of the Gulf waters and the grey the state's Confederate heritage while the combination of crimson, white and blue celebrates the State's inclusion in the Union. The bright crimson stripe flanked by the white represents the official State flag - the crimson saltire.
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