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MacRae Red Modern Tartan Scarf (Clan Scarf)

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MacRae Red Modern 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

The name MacRae or the gaelic McRath is understood to mean son of grace and is commonly thought to be of ecclesiastical origin. The clan name first appears in the district of Beauly in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries but within one hundred years they had migrated to Kintail in Wester Ross.

The clan MacRae, sometimes known as the wild MacRaes became loyal supporters of the MacKenzie clan, and so fierce were they in their loyalty that they earned the name of MacKenzies shirt of mail.

With support from the MacRae clansmen, the fortunes of the MacKenzies prospered and they became the Earls of Seaforth. They rewarded the MacRae family for their help by establishing them as hereditary constables of Eilean Donan Castle and also as chamberlains of Kintail.

The MacRae clan, while known for its warlike reputation, also produced notable figures in the fields of religion and literature. One of the most renowned of these figures, John MacRae (or Iain Mac Mhurchaidh, as he is often known) emigrated to America and fought there in the War of Independence. While in America he composed many gaelic songs and lullabies which were brought back to Kintail and preserved to the present day by the oral tradition.

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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