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  • Name of Tartan:
    St. Ninian (Commemorative)
  • ITI Number: 10282
  • Category: Commemorative
  • Designer / Source: Newsome, Matthew
  • Date: June 2010
  • Slog: WGG:WBR
  • Colour Sequence: WGGYGGBGBRBW
  • Thread Count: Available to STA members only
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  • Notes: The choice of tartan designs was supplied by the Scottish Tartans Authority (STA) for the Catholic Media Office. Copyright of the chosen design shown here retained for the time being by the STA. Designer was Matthew Newsome, a governor of the STA and the Director of the Scottish Tartans Museum in Franklin, North Carolina, USA. Design rationale: "Created in honour of Pope Benedict XVI's visit to Scotland on September 16, 2010, the feast day of St. Ninian the earliest Christian missionary to travel to Scotland who is credited with establishing the church at Whithorn. The white and red together reflect the theme of the papal visit, "Cor ad Cor Loquitor," or "Heart Speaks to Heart," the motto and the colours coming from the Arms of Cardinal Newman who was beatified by Benedict XVI during his 2010 visit to the UK. White and yellow reflect the heraldic colors of the Vatican; white and blue represent the Scottish national colours and the greens used were inspired by the lichens growing on the stones on Whithorn. The broad white pivot contains eight threads, one for each Roman Catholic Diocese in Scotland. The total thread count from pivot to pivot is 452, which is the number of Catholic parishes in Scotland at the time of the papal visit.
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