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Cutty Sark 1869 Merino Wool Scarf by Johnstons of Elgin

Regular price £75.00 £55.00 Sale

This fine merino wool scarf, from traditional Scottish mill Johnstons of Elgin, has been specially created to celebrate the anniversary of the Cutty Sark's launch in 1869.

Soft and lightweight scarf woven from black merino yarn with golden yellow embroidered '1869'. 

  • 100% extra fine merino wool.
  • Size: 73x13.5" / 186x35cm
  • Measurements can vary slightly from garment to garment due to the hand finishing processes.
  • Dry Clean only.
  • Gift boxed.
  • Johnstons of Elgin has been awarded the Royal Warrant of Appointment as manufacturers of Estate Tweed H.R.H. The Prince of Wales, Duke of Rothesay. 

Cutty Sark carried wool from Australia for 12 years between 1883-1895.

You can learn more about the celebrated historic sailing ship and fastest of its time in this Royal Museums Greenwich publication, Cutty Sark: The Last of the Tea Clippers.

This updated and expanded special edition to celebrate the 150th anniversary spans her construction at Dumbarton in 1869; her famous tea voyages as well as those with other cargoes; her career under a Portuguese flag; her subsequent return to the Thames, Greenwich; and the dramatic fire, painstaking restoration and glorious reopening in April 2012.

Every purchase supports the work of Royal Museums Greenwich. 

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