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re: A Compendium of Tartans as Kilts/Aboynes
By emmyport Comments: 911, member since Thu Mar 13, 2008
On Wed Jul 25, 2012 04:57 AM
Green MacRae of Conchra board - pinterest.com . . .

Teal MacRae of Conchra board - pinterest.com . . .

Turquoise MacRae of Conchra board - pinterest.com . . .

Hope that helps :)
re: A Compendium of Tartans as Kilts/Aboynes
By highlandnorth Comments: 486, member since Sat Mar 21, 2009
On Wed Jul 25, 2012 04:59 AM
That's my daughter in the video clip! :) It is green McRae of Conchra with green velvet from Tartantown. Here is another photo.
re: A Compendium of Tartans as Kilts/Aboynes
By CantStandStillPremium member Comments: 44, member since Sat Jul 07, 2012
On Wed Jul 25, 2012 11:16 AM
Edited by CantStandStill (251352) on 2012-07-25 11:17:17
Wow, small world, eh? Thanks for the pic highlandnorth! Sorry for using the image in my earlier post, I hope you don't mind!

@emmyport, how do you get a kilt in Teal MacRae of Conchra? I couldn't find it on the tartantown current list of tartans. I googled it and found an image that had been posted here on DDN a while ago. www.tartantown.com . . .

The tartan has a purple stripe, which I think makes it too girly for me (I am a guy). Are any other tartans available in teal, without a purple stripe?

Thanks so much, you have all been very helpful! :)
re: A Compendium of Tartans as Kilts/Aboynes
By heather4 Comments: 550, member since Fri Dec 16, 2005
On Wed Jul 25, 2012 05:27 PM
I don't think tartatown carries the teal McRae of conchra anymore. They had a couple of teal tartans - worth checking with them to see what they might have.
Dress Blue Lindsay is sometimes worn with a teal jacket and doesn't have any "girly" colours in it.
re: A Compendium of Tartans as Kilts/Aboynes
By sue72 Comments: 22, member since Thu Apr 09, 2009
On Sat Sep 29, 2012 09:33 PM
Wow! Thanks highland lassie. This has been most helpful. It must have taken you ages to put this together but well worth the effort. Thanks again.
re: A Compendium of Tartans as Kilts/Aboynes
By Celtefan Comments: 241, member since Tue Aug 28, 2012
On Mon Oct 01, 2012 06:47 PM
I give you a website from the National Scottish Tartan register very useful to search tartan by its name or by its colors if you don't know the exact name. It can helps for your researches or to solve interrogations.

www.tartanregister.gov.uk . . .
re: A Compendium of Tartans as Kilts/Aboynes
By Star77member has saluted, click to view salute photos Comments: 2018, member since Fri Jul 23, 2004
On Tue Oct 02, 2012 01:28 AM
I just noticed the discussion about the Teal McRae of Conchra. Here is a picture of it (2nd from the left).
Image hotlink - 'http://sphotos-a.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/270681_10151180247225379_278306666_n.jpg'
re: A Compendium of Tartans as Kilts/Aboynes
By Celtefan Comments: 241, member since Tue Aug 28, 2012
On Tue Oct 02, 2012 05:13 AM
Conchra is a tiny village 9 miles (14km) due east of Kyle of Lochalsh in the Scottish Highlands.
McRae of Conchra tartan date is 1893. It is one of the most used in highland dancing. But as it is declined in plenty of different colors ( Royal blue, purple, turquoise, greenÂ…) dancers are frequently think that the true MacRae of Conchra is the one with the colors they worn. In fact you can recognize a McRae to is Threadcount Tartan: XR14W72B72Y14 (Threadcount given over a half sett with full count at the pivots) which represents the colors used and the number of thread for each (here the detailed Pallet is: W=F0F0D8WHITE; B=2C2C80BLUE; XR=C80000BASIC RED; Y=E8C000YELLOW).
So a McRae of Conchra tartan is a tartan with 4 different colors, the two main ones with 74 threads and the two minor ones with 14 threads (sometimes only 10). The numbers of threads may change but there is the same number of threads for the main colors and for the minor colors.
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