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  • Name of Tartan:
    Applecross (District)
  • ITI Number: 961
  • Category: District
  • Designer / Source: Unknown
  • Date: 1850
Applecross (District)
  • Notes: First shown in Smith's 1850 work this tartan seems to originate with the MacDonald and represents a remote peninsula opposite the Island of Skye on Scotland's northwest coast. STA sample hand woven by Marcello Castro 1986. MacGregor Hastie (Sindex notes) stated that it was named Applecross simply because it had been found in that area and is practically the same as the red Lord of the Isles & Sleat as given by Johnston. Applecross was a relarively modern English name, it's Gaelic name being A'Chromaich meaning crooked or steep place.
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