Gunn Modern

The Cockburn collection, housed in the Mitchell library in Glasgow, contains some of the oldest actual specimens of clan tartans in existence today. collected between 1810-1820 by General Sir William Cockburn. James Logan recorded the sett in his book 'The Scottish Gael' in 1831. The central blue stripes are often reproduced in black or very dark blue, giving the impression of four equally toned stripes.