What is tattersail fabric pattern?

Tattersall is a regularly spaced check or plaid pattern, smaller than windowpane. It’s usually composed of  one or two darker colors on a white or lighter background. Thin, even, vertical stripes, straight or warped, are repeated horizontally in the weft, thereby forming squares. Tattersall check is smaller than windowpane and was named for a Tattersalls Horse Market where horse blankets with this design were used. Country casual.

Here’s an image courtesy of wikipedia:

tattersail fabric

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