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Madras (cloth)


Madras is a lightweight cotton fabric with typically patterned texture and plaid design, used primarily for summer clothing such as pants, shorts, dresses, and ...

Checkered Past: A Brief History of the Madras Plaid Shirt - Orvis News


Jun 9, 2015 ... Spanning some 5000 years, the story of the summery cotton plaid madras shirt is the province of paupers, artisans, and royalty alike. Unfolding ...

Madras Plaid History - Town & Country Magazine


Jul 2, 2015 ... According to fabric historians (which is a thing), the first Madras-woven yarn was spun from the "tip-skin" of ancient trees in (you guessed it) ...

Spin Cycle: How Bleeding Madras Washed Vice Into Virtue - Ivy Style


Jul 14, 2013 ... Gentleman's Gazette just published a great story on the history of madras. There's much on the origins of the fabric in India, but even more ...

Madras Check: Great leveller from Matunga to Manhattan | Latest ...


Apr 26, 2015 ... It's the Madras check, also known as Madras fabric, Madras plaid, ... and blue collar workers to an upper crust symbol is a story for posterity.

Madras | Define Madras at Dictionary.com


a light cotton fabric of various weaves, especially one in multicolored plaid or ... Such was the scene in 1639, the year in which our story of madras begins.

Indian Madras Plaid Sportsman Shirt, Spring 2014 - christopheloiron


Mar 6, 2014 ... Indian Madras Sportsman Shirt The Sportsman Catalog Spring 2014 ... One of the version of the “Guaranteed To Bleed” story goes like this.

I OWE YOU stories. Europe. India. Weaver. Unique fabric. Artisan ...


This is the story of a unque fabric handmade by a weaver in India and sewn in Europe by mastercraftsmen into an item now worn by you!

The Violent, Royal Story of How Tartan Became Your Favorite Plaid


Apr 1, 2015 ... (Other types include madras, gingham, houndstooth.) In the Scottish Highlands, the term "plaid" originally referred not to a type of pattern but to ...

Next story Trend to Try: Madras - GIGI Dating & the Online Singles Life


Jul 31, 2015 ... Madras is a lightweight cotton fabric with typically patterned texture and plaid design, used primarily for summer clothing such as pants, shorts, ...

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Madras Guide - How the Shirt, Pants & Jackets Became Popular ...


Jul 12, 2013 ... The modern day Madras fabric has a plaid or checked and ... The third type is called Bleeding Madras and has a unique story of its own.

Dye Another Day: The Spread of Madras Madness in the 20th Century


Jun 2, 2011 ... This story was first told in a 1960 Hathaway shirt advertisement and was ... Pont III sporting a pair of plaid madras swim trunks on Fisher Island.

Our Story - Just Madras


Our love of patchwork madras led to the creation of Just Madras in Spring 2007. Just Madras is a Connecticut based Company that makes its entire collection in ...