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Tartan at Victoria & Albert Museum [Dundee]


1 April 2023 – 14 January 2024

The V&A Dundee celebrates all things tartan in a new exhibition which aims to take a radical look at one of the world’s best-known fabrics.

Loans from the Royal Collection include an interior view of Queen Victoria’s bedroom at Balmoral Castle with its tartan carpet, a watercolour by Kenneth Macleay showing members of the MacNab and MacNaughton families dressed in their own tartans, and a Callanish tartan shawl made to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012 which contains microencapsulated diamond dust.

Rooms and locations with objects on display