The Gingham

The name comes from the Malaysian word GING-GANG, which means striped. Others say that the word came in English via Dutch. When originally imported to Europe in the 17th century it was a striped fabric, though now it is know by it's checkered pattern, most white with another color. Which started as tablecloth is now know for a playfull and stylish pattern for shirts, ties and hankies

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