100% pure lambswool blanket featuring the Buchanan Berry tartan, made in Scotland by Lochcarron in their Selkirk mill, Scottish Borders. This blanket is an ideal accessory to bring personality into your home interior. Perfect for a cold winter's evening or alternatively, superb for use in the summer as a picnic rug.
This tartan bears the name of the famous 42nd Royal Highland Regiment (The Black Watch), the premier Highland Regiment. First raised in 1729, as four Independent Companies of Highlanders to patrol and keep the peace within the Highlands. Their complement was increased in 1739 and the companies formed into a regiment. The Black Watch has a long record of military service to the nation. They were called "Freiceadan Dubh" by the Highlanders in allusion to the sombre colours of their tartan and to their employment as Watchers over the Highlands. The tartan is claimed to be of Campbell origin.
Lochcarron of Scotland is the world’s leading manufacturer of tartan, with a heritage dating back to 1892. Proudly made in Scotland by skilled craftsmen and women who design, dye, warp, weave, mend and tailor our Scottish tartans and textiles. From kilt to catwalk, Lochcarron of Scotland champions traditional tartan fabric manufacturing whilst continuing to innovate, designing bespoke creations for major international fashion houses.
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