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19 February 2019
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Tartan Details - Gayre Bodyguard #2

The information held within The Scottish Register of Tartans for the "Gayre Bodyguard #2" tartan is shown below. 

STA ref: 1154
STWR ref: 1154
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
Restrictions:
Registration notes: No details known. Presumably woven by Lochcarron since the incorrect version of this shown at ITI 197 was produced by them. Bill Johnston notes sat restricted to the Chief's bodyguard. Woven sample. Five versions of Gayre tartan are recorded. Hunting, Dress, Bodyguard, Arisaidh and the version recorded by Lord Lyon, the Clan sett. This can be found in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland (1992). Scottish Tartans Society archive.
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