setts of the Scottish tartans with descriptive and historical notes by Donald Calder Stewart

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  • Tartans -- Scotland.,
  • Clans -- Scotland.

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Statementby Donald C. Stewart.
LC ClassificationsDA880.H76 S67 1974
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 154 p., [1], viii leaves of plates :
Number of Pages154
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5238738M
ISBN 100856030119
LC Control Number75309763

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This CD contains two books on the one CD. Firstly 'The Setts of the Scottish Tartans, with Descriptive and Historical Notes', by Donald C. Stewart (2nd revised edition, originally published ), as well as 'The Setts of the Scottish Tartans: A Commentary on the Second Edition' by James Scarlett (2nd edition, originally published ).

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Tartan patterns are called "setts"; the sett being the complete pattern and a length of tartan is made by repeating the pattern or sett over and over again. Origins of Tartan The Celts for many thousands of years are known to have woven chequered or striped cloth and a few of these ancient samples have been found across Europe and Scandinavia.

83 rows  The Royal Stuart (or Royal Stewart) tartan, first published inis the best. This book picks up where the earlier The Setts of the Scottish Tartans leaves off.

The Setts was written by D. Stewart inwith a second edition in It was one of the first books published giving the thread count setts of the Scottish tartans book historical data for tartans.

Scarlett's book includes all of the tartans and commentary from The Setts, with Scarlett's own notes clarifying or. added, is intended as a weavers guide to weaving the Scottish Tartans. Most of the Tartans are composed of two pattern units. The setts are given with the two units indicated as A and B.

In some cases there are three or four pattern units, further indicated with C and D. Each sett shows the number of threads for each color stripe, in order. The size of a sett will depend on how you wish to use your tartan.

A inch sett may be more appropriate for a tie, whereas a inch sett will be needed to make up a kilt or skirt. A six inch. A Scottish Tradition by Kinloch Anderson - Tailors and Kiltmakers,Tartan and Highland Dress since - Limited Signed Edition Book £ Genuine Tartan Cloth Commonplace Notebook - Anderson Tartan.

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The distinctive pattern of repeating squares and lines that defines any tartan is called a sett. Back then, the Scottish clans, or tribes, didn’t have particular setts or colors that they claimed as their own. Above: Scottish Tartans Authority historian Peter MacDonald wears a kilt in his handwoven reconstruction of the MacDonald of Glenaladale tartan.

The Setts of the Scottish Tartans. Vestiaruim Scoticum, book on tartans produced between and the basis of a number of clan. Get this from a library. The setts of the Scottish tartans: with descriptive and historical notes. [Donald C Stewart]. So wrote t in the Preface to the first edition of The Setts of the Scottish Tartans published in His definitive work did much to remedy the situation, but subsequent further research made the need for a new book apparent.

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This Highland clan has a creative tartan with tight setts of blue and green. Blue, green, white, and red adorn this tartan. The Clan Buchanan A simple white base with red setts and a black stripe creates this highland clan’s tartan.

The Clan Douglas This lowland clan from Scotland has a simple black and gray tartan. The Clan Montgomery. Thanks to the Scottish Tartan Society and the Scottish Tartans Authority for the use of the GIFs of Wallace tartans.

The plaid along the left side is the “Braveheart” that a tartan repeats reversed both horizontally and vertically but a plaid only repeats. This tartan. Tartan (Scottish Gaelic: breacan [ˈpɾʲɛxkən]) is a patterned cloth consisting of criss-crossed horizontal and vertical bands in multiple s originated in woven wool, but now they are made in many other materials.

Tartan is particularly associated with Scotland; Scottish kilts almost always have tartan patterns. Tartan is made with alternating bands of coloured (pre.

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The Campbell of Breadalbane tartan is illustrated in the following: Thomas Smibert “The Clans of the Highlands of Scotland” plate No:8 t Old and Rare Scottish Tartans D.C Stewart The Setts of the Scottish Tartans The thread count was displayed by: J.

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The oldest known Scottish tartan, the Falkirk sett, dates from the 3rd century CE. Ancient Scots wore a three-piece ensemble: a léine, or tunic-shirt, a brat, a semi-circular cloak, and tight Author: Jude Stewart. Stewart, in The Setts of the Scottish Tartans, quotes Smibert as saying, " it was to ascertain and establish the genuine and oldest setts of the proper tartans of the Highland Clans, before the influx of such varieties rendered it impossible, that the present work was undertaken.

unaffected by the ban on tartan ( – ) and continued to mass-produce setts of tartan for the military and upper classes. Wilson’s "Key Pattern Book" of documents weaving instructions for more than tartans - many of them tentatively named - produced at their Bannockburn dye works and weaving sheds.

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Contents include. MacLachlan Tartans Small MacLachlan (Old): There is an old and very simple sett which is made up of Green and Red checks from the appeared in the Key Pattern Book of Wilson, Bannockburn.

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