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14 November 2018
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Tartan Details - Wisconsin

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

STA ref: 5882
STWR ref: none
Designer: Smith, Dr Phil and McWilliam, Robert
Tartan date: 21/04/2008
Registration date: This tartan was recorded prior to the launch of The Scottish Register of Tartans.
Category: District
Restrictions:
Registration notes: There needed to be an official Wisconsin tartan to represent the state's history and culture and to be recognised as an official state symbol. Wisconsinites could wear the tartan as a recognised symbol of their home state. The Wisconsin legislature passed legislation establishing the official Wisconsin tartan in April 2008 and the Act was signed by the governor on 7 April 2008. The colours in the tartan are symbolic of the State history and culture: brown represents the fur trade that opened the state to new settlers; grey represents the lead miners who helped give the state its nickname 'Badgers' (the badger is also the State's mascot and the mascot of the University of Wisconsin); red represents the University system that has given Wisconsin so much innovation and industry; blue represents the state's waters that include the great lakes, commerce and recreation; green represents forests, agriculture and their contribution to Wisconsin; yellow represents both dairy and brewing - two industries that helped build Wisconsin. Yellow and green intersect to represent professional sports in the color combination of one of the state's teams.
Woven Sample: A woven sample of this tartan has been received by the Scottish Register of Tartans for permanent preservation in the National Records of Scotland.
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Where tartans were recorded before the establishment of the Scottish Register of Tartans (SRT) on 5 February 2009, the original Scottish Tartans Authority (STA) and the Scottish Tartans World Register (STWR) reference numbers have been retained. The new SRT reference number can be found in the address box on your browser (url).

The registration criteria now applied by the Register conforms to the Scottish Register of Tartans Act 2008. These criteria are different to those previously applied by either the STA or the STWR. You may wish to refer to the STA website for further information.
 
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