OUR OWN: THE MAPLE LEAF TARTAN

IN CASE YOU WERE WONDERING WHAT THE TARTAN IN THE BACKGROUND OF “CLOTHINGCANADAFASHION” IS…

Designed in 1964 by David Weiser in anticipation of the centenary of Dominion, the Maple Leaf Tartan is the unofficial tartan of Canada. The Commercial Division of the Office of the High Commissioner for Canada said of the design, “In creating the Maple Leaf Tartan fabric, David Weiser captured the natural phenomena of these leaves turning from summer into autumn. The green is the early colour of the foliage. Gold appears at the turn of autumn. Red shows up at the coming of the first frost. The two tones of brown find their way throughout the leaf creating a prolific profusion of colour.” Its International Tartan Index number is 2034.

MAPLE LEAF TARTAN

FOR MORE ON THE TARTANS OF CANADA:
http://www.windsorscottish.com/sc-dress-cantartan.php

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