New Brunswick Provincial Tartan

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<p>The New Brunswick tartan was designed by Mrs. Patricia Jenkins (<span class="st">designer, weaver and teacher ), of</span><span style="color: #663300; font-family: Arial; font-size: x-small;"> </span>the Loomcrofters of Gagetown, New Brunswick. The design was adopted as the official tartan by Order in
Council in 1959. The tartan is registered (index #1880) at the Court of the Lord
Lyon, King of Arms of Scotland. Represented in the design are the forest
green of lumbering; the meadow green of agriculture; the blue of
coastal and inland waters; and an interweaving of gold, symbol of the
province's potential wealth. The red blocks signify the loyalty and
devotion of the early Loyalist settlers and the New Brunswick Regiment.<span class="st"> </span></p><p><span class="st">In 1940, Mrs. Jenkins' studio weaved early samples of the official Royal Canadian Air Force tartan. </span>However, it was de<span class="st"><span style="font-family: Garamond; font-size: small;"><span class="st"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size: 12.0pt; font-family: Arial; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-bidi-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;">signed by Group Captain E.G. Fullerton AFC,
Commanding Officer of No. 9 Service Flying Training School and later Commanding
Officer of RCAF Station Trenton.</span></span></span> </span></p><p><span class="st">The Loomcrofters studio is </span>part of an old British trading post built in 1761 in Gagetown, NB.</p>
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