photo of a woman wearing a pleated skirt with a Scottish tartan plaid fabric pattern  

She is wearing a pleated plaid skirt
(also known as a Scottish tartan plaid)

This is a cultural item that is traditionally
more part of the female realm, at least
outside of Scotland.  Therefore, it is likely
that a higher percentage of women than
men will identify it correctly.


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