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Irvine Ancient Tartan Scarf (Clan Scarf)

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Irvine Ancient Tartan Scarf (Clan Scarf)

Fibre: 100% Pure New Wool Scarf Size 150cm x 30cm (60"x 12") Measurements include fringes at each end.

All clan scarves are made of 100% pure new wool making it soft to the touch and it keeps you warm. Each Clan scarf is a true reflection of the given family Tartan plaid. Also each Scarf comes with it own header card, and on the back is a brief history of the clan. A Clan scarf makes an ideal gift for a friend, family member or a treat for yourself.

You do not have to be Scottish to own a Clan scarf As Tartan is Fashion all over the world and A clan scarf makes a ideal gift for him or her for any occasion any time of the year. We have over 170 Tartan Clan designs with some generic designs to reflect special places and names which has its own tartan.

Care: how to care for your Wool product (see below)

Brief Clan History

Also known as Irving, two separate branches of the clan flourished in both the lowlands and north of Scotland for centuries. In Aberdeenshire, the Irvines of Drum trace a descent from the Irvings of Bonshaw, in Dumfriesshire, and it was in the south-west of Scotland during the thirteenth century Wars of Independence with England that the clan provided valuable support for both William Wallace and Robert the Bruce.

The actual name Irvine is an Old English personal name. But the origin of the surname is territorial, from Irving, an old parish in Dumfriesshire (though the families of this part prefer the spelling Irvine).

There is another parish in Ayrshire of the same name, which undoubtedly produced some families of Irvine. The well-known Aberdeenshire family of Irvine of Drum descends from William de Irvine who obtained the free barony of Drum in 1324. Sir Alexander of Drum fell at Harlaw, in 1411.

In 1587, an Act of Parliament recognised the Irvings of Boneshaw as chief family of the name. There have been many members of the family distinguished in every walk of life.

In the arts, Washington Irving, the famous American author, was son of an Orkney man, and one of the finest actors of modern times was Sir Henry Irving.

How to wash

In the first instance we recommend dry cleaning all wool products.

If you wish wash by hand or by machine please do not wring the item, or allow the item to float free in a washing machine. when using a machine always place your product in a pillow case so that it does not tangle or loose its shape.

By hand wash gently using luke warm water and when drying taking great care to ensure that the item is placed flat on a towel for it to dry. This way the product will keep its shape and its softness, and look as new as when first bought.
Always use a recommended wool detergent ie Woolite.

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