Tartans of Scotland ePub download
by Blair Urquhart
- ISBN: 1845430921
- ISBN13: 978-1845430924
- ePub: 1513 kb | FB2: 1937 kb
- Language: English
- Category: Fashion
- Publisher: APPLE PRESS (November 25, 2005)
- Pages: 80
- Rating: 4.4/5
- Votes: 386
- Format: docx lrf txt lit
a woven sample of this tartan has been received by the Scottish Register of Tartans for permanent preservation in the National Records of Scotland. Urquhart, Blair, House of Tartan Ltd, Scotland.
a woven sample of this tartan has been received by the Scottish Register of Tartans for permanent preservation in the National Records of Scotland. González Holgado, R, & Family (Personal).
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This is a list of tartans from around the world. The examples shown below are generally emblematic of a particular association. However, for each clan or family, there are often numerous other official or unofficial variations. There are also innumerable tartan designs that are not affiliated with any group, but were simply created for aesthetic reasons.
The Scottish Register of Tartans (SRT) is Scotland's official tartan register Urquhart, Blair, ed. (1994). London: The Apple Press.
The Scottish Register of Tartans (SRT) is Scotland's official tartan register. The SRT is maintained and administrated by the National Archives of Scotland (NAS), a statutory body based in Edinburgh. Tartan Day, a day of celebration, in Canada and the US, recognising the influence of Scottish immigration to these countries. Urquhart, Blair, ed.
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Scottish Tartans The great controversy in the history of tartan is the question of ‘clan’ tartans. Burke’s Peerage Ltd – London 1966. Blair Urquhart Tartans. The Apple Press – London 1994
The word 'tartan' is derived from the French 'tiretaine' which described a type of material, not a specific color or pattern. It is not, as some have tried to claim, of Gaelic derivation; the Gaelic for tartan is, and has always been, 'breacan'. The earliest tartans were of undyed wool from the indigenous Soay sheep: light brown, dark brown and white. The great controversy in the history of tartan is the question of ‘clan’ tartans. There is no evidence of specific clan tartans prior to the late eighteenth century. The Apple Press – London 1994. John Telfer Dunbar The Costume of Scotland.
More by Blair Urquhart. Tartans: The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier (Identifying Guide Series). Tartans (Identifiers).
Blair Urquhart is a photographer who became interested in tartans after work that involved photographing them. He has worked as Assistant Registrar of Tartans for the Scottish Tartans Society, where his duties included registering new tartans, looking after the archives and even designing new tartans. He lives in Comrie, Perthshire. Country of Publication.
Travellers to Scotland over the past several hundred years have noted the Tartan worn by its inhabitants. Whilst tartan was worn in other parts of Scotland, it was in the Highlands that its development continued and so it became synonymous with the symbol of clan kinship. These records refer to it as ‘mottled’, ‘marled’ and ‘sundrie coloured’, but perhaps the best description comes from the Gaelic word breacan, meaning chequered. Tartan was used to make the items of clothing which are today considered traditional Scottish dress, including the philabeg, or kilt, and of course the trews.
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