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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madras_(cloth)

Madras fabric is generally regarded as belonging to the peasant class ... Cotton plaid madras reached America in 1718 as a donation to ...

www.townandcountrymag.com/style/fashion-trends/news/g1413/history-of-madras-plaid

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) ...

www.orvis.com/news/products-we-love/checkered-past-a-brief-history-of-the-madras-plaid-shirt

Jun 9, 2015 ... Seen neatly tucked into pressed khaki trousers while darting across the campus green, the plaid cotton madras shirt enjoyed widespread ...

www.gentlemansgazette.com/madras-guide-shirts-pants-history-where-to-buy

Jul 12, 2013 ... Learn all about Madras fabric, its history, how it came to the U.S. and where to buy ... The modern day Madras fabric has a plaid or checked and ...

www.thehindu.com/features/friday-review/history-and-culture/madras-nalla-madras/article3296560.ece

Apr 9, 2012 ... Madras might have become Chennai, but the old name lives on in checked cloth, ... a lick of paint and a flick of a brush, cultural and linguistic history was rewritten. ... Call it tartan, plaid or just plain checks, but the hand-woven, ...

www.ivy-style.com/dye-another-day-the-spread-of-madras-madness-in-the-20th-century.html

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.

www.quora.com/Was-Madras-fabric-invented-by-British-colonists-in-India

"Thus was Madras founded, not for spices or gold, but for cloth." Madras fabric is indeed named ... The History and Making of Plaid Madras 2. When cloth maketh ...

www.plaidmadras.com/plaid-madras/the-history-and-making-of-plaid-madras

Oct 3, 2009 ... This article could be called, “Why I love Madras” but I think I'll just give you the facts and see how long it takes you to fall in love! I'm regularly ...

vintagedancer.com/1950s/mens-1950s-clothing-history-casual

May 1, 2017 ... 1950s men's clothing fashion and history of casual sporty clothes. ... colors as well as plaid, seersucker and stripes in cotton, linen, madras and ...

timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/fashion/buzz/Why-madras-checks-can-never-go-out-of-fashion/articleshow/48575387.cms

Aug 21, 2015 ... Sadly , the Madras plaid is such a timeless part of South Indian sensibilities, thanks to its usage in pattu saris, that it's more of a traditional ...