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The McCord’s Inside Stories – Get your tartan on!

This presentation delves into the checkered past of the many Canadian tartans designed in the mid-1960s, including the Maple Leaf tartan, arguably Canada’s most obscure official symbol, and our unofficial Plaid du Québec.


Cynthia Cooper, Curator, Dress, Fashion and Textiles, takes a particular interest in fashion entangled within Canadian and Quebec identity projects.

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