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10 April 2020
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Tartan Details - Caledonian

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

STA ref: none
STWR ref: 526
Designer: Wilsons of Bannockburn
Tartan date: 01/01/1819
Registration date: Not Specified
Category: Fashion
Restrictions:
Registration notes: In view of its widespread use as a foundation for other tartans it is perhaps not surprising that Wilson's named the Mackintosh tartan 'Caledonian'. They also called it 'Lovat or Fraser'. For this reason the tartan is not suitable for persons seeking a Caledonian tartan unless they are also Frasers of Lovat or Mackintoshes. Wilsons of Bannockburn a weaving firm founded c1770 near Stirling. The Pattern books are in the National Museums Scotland, Edinburgh.
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