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CUNNINGHAM MODERN TARTAN

The origin of the name comes from the District of Cunninghame in Ayrshire. Alexander de Cunningham was created 1st Earl of Glencairn in 1488. The family is now widespread throughout Scotland. Cunningham was one of the names adopted by the MacGregors when their own was proscribed. There is a similarity with the MacGregor tartan but the true origin is unknown as the claims of antiquity made in the Vestiarium Scoticum, where the Cunningham tartan was first recorded, are unreliable.

Cunningham tartan

The source of this tartan was: W & A K Johnstone


CUNNINGHAM TARTAN

Having first appeared in Vestarium Scoticum with dark blue guarding the white, the blue had become black by the time it was recorded in both "The Tartans and Clans and Septs of Scotland" (Johnstone) and "The Clans and Tartans of Scotland" (Bain).

Cunningham tartan

The source of this tartan was: Vestiarium Scoticum


CUNNINGHAM HUNTING TARTAN

Scottish Tartans World Register: Cunningham Hunting Clan Tartan WR1972. Also known as Nicholson/MacNicol hunting.

Cunningham tartan



CUNNINGHAM DRESS TARTAN

A dress tartan made by Hugh Macpherson, a kiltmaker in Edinburgh, intended for dancing and other informal ocassions. The 'dress' version of clan tartans is usually created by substituting white for one of the 'ground' colors.

Cunningham tartan

The source of this tartan was: Hugh Macpherson, Edinburgh


CUNNINGHAM BURGUNDY DRESS TARTAN

Another dress tartan offered by Hugh Macpherson, a kiltmaker in Edinburgh, intended for dancing and other informal ocassions. Again the 'dress' version of clan tartans is usually created by substituting white for one of the 'ground' colors.

Cunningham tartan

The source of this tartan was: Hugh Macpherson of Edinburgh

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