Jane, Duchess of Gordon was a famous hostess celebrated for making the wearing of tartan in London a fashion statement - she added a yellow stripe to the Black Watch tartan, which she wore herself, along with her daughters. The Gordon title passed to the 5th Duke of Richmond in 1836 and the family has been known as the Dukes of Richmond and Gordon ever since. When Freddie March. the 9th Duke of Richmond raced he wore a Gordon tartan scarf. Traditionally only those related to the Gordon clan can wear the Gordon tartan. Add a dash of Highland style to your home with this 100% pure new wool throw, made in England with yarn especially woven in our Gordon Tartan.