History of Tartans

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Special Evening Lecture:

This informative and entertaining slide lecture begins with the earliest references and images relating to tartan cloth and moves through the heart of the dramatic history of this colorful and sometimes controversial fabric. Once primarily a type of pattern woven and worn by Scottish highlanders, tartan was outlawed by the British government after the Jacobite Rebellion in 1745. The story of how tartan eventually became a national symbol of Scotland is full of fascinating characters and stories.

Please note this is a lecture only and times vary from traditions class times.

Lecture time: 7:00-9:00 PM

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History of Tartans



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Nov 10th, 2017 - Nov 10th, 2017

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Melissa Weaver Dunning

Melissa is a traditional hand-weaver and spinner with 36 years of experience working on antique equipment to produce 18th and 19th century style textiles. She began her traditional textile study w…

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