Collins Little Book of Clans and Tartans Traditional Scottish Tartans

Год: 2014
Автор: Brian Wilton
Издательство: HarperCollins UK
Produced in association with the Scottish Tartans Authority and written by expert Brian Wilton, this little book includes thumbnail examples of the individual tartans, as well as historical information on the 247 traditional tartans, alphabetically by clan or family name for easy look-up, from Abercromby to Young. Long associated with that most distinctive feature of Scotlands history, the clan, tartan is integral to the national dress and the clans tartan remains a powerful symbol of a familys pride in their Scottish ancestry and in Scotland itself. Perfect for general interest or simply to prove ones ancestral lineage at dinner parties, this guide will keep you careful not to confuse your MacLean with your MacLennan or your Rose with your Ross. Also included is an introduction to the history of tartan, including the part it plays in the traditional national dress. Includes a guide on traditional Scottish highland dress and how to wear it.