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Gunn Modern Tartan Sample


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The Gunn clan is thought to go back to Gun, Gunn, Gunni or Guin, the second son of Olaf the Black, one of the original Norwegian Kinds of Man and the Isles. The family settled in Caithness, later Sutherland. At the time of the Highland clearances, many of the Gunn clan emigrated to New Zealand and Canada.

The Gunn Modern tartan contains the same colours as the ancient in a darker tone. Green and blue with black and a red stripe.

Crest: An arm attired in the Gunn tartan with the hand grasping a basket hilt sword.Seat: No currently recognised Clan Chief, or armigerous clan.
Gaelic Name: Guinne
Motto: Aut pax aut bellum (Either peace or war)
Badge: Juniper
Lands: Caithness and Sutherland and the Orkney Islands.
Origin of Name: Norse, Gunn-arr
Seat: Historically Clyth Castle ( Gunn) Dirlot Castle and Halberry Castle
Chief: No currently recognised Clan Chief, or armigerous clan.


Materials: All of our carpets are 80% British Wool and 20% Nylon. Woven 8 row Axminster with a heavy commercial quality.

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