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  • Name of Tartan:
    Illinois State (District)
  • Alternative Name: Illinois St.Andrews Society
  • ITI Number: 2051
  • Category: American District
  • Designer / Source: Gillan, Francis
  • Date: 1990
  • Slog: BRA:BRB
  • Colour Sequence: BRABWARAWABRB
  • Thread Count: Available to STA members only
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Illinois State (District)
  • Notes: Designed by Frances Gillan of or for, the Illinois St. Andrews Society - a philanthropic body founded by Scots in 1854. The tartan was designed to mark the 150th anniversary in 1990. The colours represent the State of Illinois Flag, the Chicago sports teams and the St Andrew's flag. Sample in STA's Johnston Collection. Sometimes regarded as the State tartan but it has never been adopted as such. JUNE 2012 - SEE BELOW Accepted as the Illinois State Tartan in June 2012 through House Bill 4492 in the Illinois Senate where it was unanimous (44 - 0). The final step will be the signing in summer 2012 by State Governor Quinn.
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