Elliot Modern Tartan
Designer: Not Known
Tartan date: 01/01/1880
Available in: Spring Weight, Light Weight, Medium Weight and heavy Weight
Notes from the Kilt Maker: The blue in the Elliot tartan can vary a lot between mills.
Registration notes: First recorded in the 1880 Clans Originaux and then by the Johnstons in their, 'The Tartans of the Clans and Septs of Scotland' (1906), along with many others in use at the time. The colouring is unique among traditional tartans, being described as maroon and blue. The Elliots are a 'Border Clan', founders of the Minto family. The Chiefship once belonged to the Elliots of Redheugh but passed to the Elliots of Stobs near Hawick in Roxburghshire. The present (2007) Chief is Mrs Margaret Elliot of that Ilk. Original threadcount tripled to show sett. In 1993 Andrew Elliot (Elliot Fine Fabrics - Weavers) of Selkirk produced - for the Chief - an evening version with a smaller sett and the blue changed to midnight blue. D.C. Dalgliesh of Selkirk wove various items in silk in the evening sett.
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