Scottish clan tartans

Discover the fascinating history and meaning behind Scottish clan tartans. Find inspiration for incorporating these iconic patterns into your wardrobe and home decor.
OFFICIAL POSITION ON CLAN CAMPBELL TARTANS Many a Campbell and member of a Campbell sept has sought the answer to that question upon first becoming interested in his or her Scottish heritage. Unfortunately, many have looked to the wrong sources for the answer--namely, to merchants selling tartan goods. There is only one authority on the correct tartan or tartans of a clan: the chief of that clan. Not even the Scottish Tartans Society or the Lord Lyon King of Arms claim such authority... Lord, Scottish Clans, Scottish Clan Tartans, Scottish Plaid, Scottish Tartans, Scottish Clothing, Scotsman, Campbell Clan, Campbell Tartan

OFFICIAL POSITION ON CLAN CAMPBELL TARTANS Many a Campbell and member of a Campbell sept has sought the answer to that question upon first becoming interested in his or her Scottish heritage. Unfortunately, many have looked to the wrong sources for the answer--namely, to merchants selling tartan goods. There is only one authority on the correct tartan or tartans of a clan: the chief of that clan. Not even the Scottish Tartans Society or the Lord Lyon King of Arms claim such authority...

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Peter Campbell
Patchwork, Edinburgh, England, Scotland, Tartan Plaid, Scottish Clan Tartans, Tartan, Tartan Design, Scottish Tartans

The tartan holds a very important place in Scotland's clan symbols, amidst clan motto and clan's heraldic icons. It's basically a unique pattern, called a "sett", in a structured series of coloured threads and traditionally, each Scottish clan has its own tartan.

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Laurie Jones
Original #vintage #poster of the day - Johnston's Clan Map of the Scottish Highlands (1950s) → www.antikbar.co.uk/original_vintage_posters/travel_posters/clan_map_scotland/PT3168/ #Scotland #Illustrated #Map #Ancient #Modern #Highland #Tartan #Dress #Kilt #Uniform #Chief #Arms #StAndrews #Scottish #Family #Regiment #History #TartanDay Highlands, Vintage Travel Posters, Scottish Highlands, Old Map, Vintage Map, Old Maps, Scottish Clans, Royal Mail, Framed Map

Original #vintage #poster of the day - Johnston's Clan Map of the Scottish Highlands (1950s) → www.antikbar.co.uk/original_vintage_posters/travel_posters/clan_map_scotland/PT3168/ #Scotland #Illustrated #Map #Ancient #Modern #Highland #Tartan #Dress #Kilt #Uniform #Chief #Arms #StAndrews #Scottish #Family #Regiment #History #TartanDay

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