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8 August 2020
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Tartan Details - United Distillers

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

STA ref: 2098
STWR ref: 2098
Designer: Welstead, James D.
Tartan date: 01/01/1990
Registration date: This tartan was recorded prior to the launch of The Scottish Register of Tartans.
Category: Corporate
Restrictions:
Registration notes: Presumably designed by James Welstead. Said to be a fine example of good style when weaving a different warp and weft. WR asked for in the thread count: assumed it meant wine red. Three samples in Scottish Tartans Authority Johnston Collection. There is another tartan designed by Kinloch Anderson in 1990. Colour shades are quite wrong here - need to get warp and weft from Lochcarron.
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