Introducing the Brown Watch Tartan – a unique and timeless plaid pattern that captures a piece of Scottish heritage with a twist of American influence. This tartan, also known as the "American Black Watch" or "Civilian Black Watch," boasts a fascinating history dating back to the early 1900s when it was meticulously crafted by Messrs J & D Paton of Tillicoultry. While not tied to a specific Scottish clan, it was conceived as a variation of the iconic Black Watch tartan, originally designed as a trade version in the 19th century. The Brown Watch Tartan holds a special place in the world of tartans, being recorded even before The Scottish Register of Tartans launched, with no usage restrictions. Its creation stemmed from the admiration of an American customer for the Black Watch tartan, resulting in this versatile and universally cherished option.
The hallmark of the Brown Watch Tartan lies in its striking colors and sett pattern. Against a lush green backdrop, it features bold and commanding black and dust-colored stripes that crisscross the fabric, creating a visually captivating plaid design.
Lastly, at Scottish Kilt, we are committed to preserving and sharing the rich tapestry of Scottish culture and traditional attire. With a wide range of products deeply rooted in Scotland's heritage, we cater to individuals passionate about Scottish culture and those seeking to explore or acquire authentic Scottish kilts and accessories. Explore our collection and become a part of this enduring tradition.