History of tartan

22nd September 2000 at 01:00
A colourful opportunity to explore the chequered history of tartan - from its earliest known origins in 325 to formal clan garb can be had at the Scottish Tartans Museum in Keith, Moray. Rarities include a 23-foot kilt; leopardski sporrans encrusted with jewels and an 18th-century tartan sample book. Guided tours can be arranged. Tel: 01542 888419. Open daily, Mondays-Saturdays 11am-4pm; Sundays 1pm-4pm. School parties pound;1 a child, teachers free.

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