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What is "Tattersall" - Definition & Explanation

A simple overcheck design, usually a thin check of one or 2 colors on a contrasting color ground.
A fabric woven or printed in a tattersall pattern, namely a pattern of colored lines forming squares of solid.
Fabric with an over check, approximately one half inch square made with colored lines in both directions with a contrasting background.

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