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The Story of how a Great Scot and a Missing Manuscript shaped the world's Tie Industry forever...

Centuries ago in a small village near Aberdeen, Scotland there was a small family business well known for creating some of the finest textile designs in the region. Presumably their involvement with French merchants at the time gave rise to some of the most distinguished and elaborate garments adorned by Scottish heraldry until the banning of such wares by the King of England towards the end of the 18th century. As fate would have it more than one hundred years later an entire industry would be reborn across the southern borders of Scotland producing the finest silk, cashmere and wool products in the world which soon initiated the original 'paisley' design as we know today.  In the 1950's when a young Scottish woman working for a tie...

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