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Tartan Details - Cunningham Dress Burgundy (Dance)

The information held within The Scottish Register of Tartans for the "Cunningham Dress Burgundy (Dance)" tartan is shown below. 

STA ref: 1873
STWR ref: 1873
Designer: Macpherson, Hugh
Tartan date: 01/01/1986
Registration date: This tartan was recorded prior to the launch of The Scottish Register of Tartans.
Category: Clan/Family
Registration notes: Same as #563 (original Scottish Tartans Authority reference) but yellow replaces blue. Designed by Hugh Macpherson the Edinburgh Kiltmaker who designed a number of dress tartans for use by dancers. The conventional method of producing a 'dress' version of a tartan is to replace one of the ground colours with white or light grey. Hugh however seems to favour variations on the same design since he has used setts very similar for two Culloden Dress tartans (#742 & #1792 (original Scottish Tartans Authority reference)). Now a Dalgliesh weave.
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