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13 August 2022
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Tartan Details - MacNicol Hunting

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

STA ref: 3503
STWR ref: none
Designer: Not Specified
Tartan date: Not Specified
Registration date: This tartan was recorded prior to the launch of The Scottish Register of Tartans.
Category: Clan/Family
Registration notes: Threadcount taken from a sample found at Kilbarchan Weaver's Cottage (3.5 miles south of Glasgow Airport) in Ayrshire. The problem with dating the Kilbarchan samples is that the closest one can get is early 1950s when weaving ceased in the village. The samples could have been woven very much earlier than that, but there is no way of so proving. The original note attached to this database entry read: 'Shulins Woolen Mill, Claremont, New Hampshire, USA.' See also 'Nicolson Green (#322, original Scottish Tartans Authority reference) which is virtually identical and dated to 1968. Note similarity to 'Old Stewart'.
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