Scottish National Dress and Tartan

Scottish National Dress and Tartan

Tartan is an enormously popular pattern in modern fashion. Beginning as Highland dress, it was originally peculiar to certain areas of Scotland, but is now generally accepted as its national costume: what was once ordinary working clothing of a distinctive local style has been formalised into a ceremonial dress, with tartans once woven according to the fancy of those who wore them becoming fixed with certain patterns prescribed for different families, areas or institutions.… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (March 10, 2013)

Collection: Shire Publications

Page count: 56 pages

Language: English


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