Such a tartan is considered to be the personal tartan, worn only by the
Chief and his immediate family. It is considered poor taste for a clansman
to wear his chief's personal tartan unless, as in the case of the Davidsons,
there is no chief or, where the chief has sanctioned for its general or
An example of such a tartan is the Robertson of Struan, which is the
Red Robertson design but with white within the tramline.