What is "Tartan" - Definition & Explanation
Multicolored plaids originally made for Scottish clan kilts.
This is a woolen or worsted cloth woven as 2/2 twill in elaborate check designs.
Refers to the kinds of plaid patterns traditionally worn by Scottish highlanders. Each design was associated with a specific family or 'clan'. The term is generally used to today in reference to any plaid design similar to these Scottish designs.
A fabric, originally a woollen 2/2 twill worn by Scottish Highlanders, woven in checks of various colours.
A tartan is a specific woven pattern that often signifies a particular Scottish clan in the modern era. The pattern is made with alternating bands of coloured (pre-dyed) threads woven as both warp and weft at right angles to each other. The resulting blocks of colour repeat vertically and horizontally in a distinctive pattern of squares and lines known as a "sett". Kilts almost always have tartans.
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