Question by  worker8654 (33)

What is a madras shirt?

I am embarrassed to say I don't know what madras is.


Answer by  Jeanne72 (436)

A madras shirt is a silk or cotton shirt of great texture, usually in plaid, striped, or checkered with various colors.


Answer by  Kristin97 (149)

Madras is a type of cotton, and usually is woven either plain, or in a checked or plaid pattern. These types of shirts can be very popular in the summer, as they are cool to wear.


Answer by  Kaylan (18)

It's all in the shirt's texture and what it's made out of. For example: a madras shirt would most likely be a cotton cloth with fine texture. It tends to come in a striped, plaid, or checkered pattern.


Answer by  wilson57 (239)

Madras is plain cotton fabric, dyed using multiple bright colors into various plaid designs. In the sixties, madras dyes bled or ran. Modern dying reduces bleeding, but fabric wrinkles freely.


Answer by  sabozeka (611)

Madras ia a material made in India. The shirt are usually a bold bright plaid pattern.The madras shirt was very popular in the late sixties.It seems to be making a come back.


Answer by  currentres (328)

These are shirts that are generally made of a fine textured cotton or silk cloth. They are button down shirts that will often feature a checkered pattern, plaid, or stripes. A madras shirt is generally thought of as quite comfortable and somewhat casual due to the lightweight nature of the material.


Answer by  AngelSkyy (234)

Madras shirts are generally men's shirts that have a woven plaid or tartan look and pattern to them. The can come in either long or short sleeved in a variety of colors, textures, and weaves. These are usually button up shirts.


Answer by  Bobinski (1652)

Madras is a fabric that is light weight. Usually cotton and is bright and multicolored with plaid and stripes. This material started in India. Very popular in the manufacturing of shirts.


Answer by  toottoot (192)

Madras is a type of shirt and fabric - often plaid. It is soft and made of cotton many times.

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