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Tartan Details - Rothesay Hunting, Duke of

The information held within The Scottish Register of Tartans for the "Rothesay Hunting, Duke of" tartan is shown below. 

STA ref: 1805
STWR ref: 1805
Designer: Not Specified
Tartan date: 01/01/1897
Registration date: This tartan was recorded prior to the launch of The Scottish Register of Tartans.
Category: District
Registration notes: This is also worn by Prince Charles but retains its original name of Rothesay Hunting and is not referred to as 'The Duke of Rothesay'. Details from J.Cant via Sindex. He worked in the 1940s hence the suggested date for this setting. This pattern is simply a colour change of G and R of Wilsons' Rothesay sett as per the kilt C.1840-50. Formerly in the West Highland and now in the National Museum. Cloth 21' wide at 54epi. Count divided by four to show sett. Original count was: W12 DG332 R28 DG20 R28 DG28 R110 DG28 R55 DG28 R28 DG20 R28 DG332 W4 DG6 W12.
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