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For general interest, below I compile, with annotations, various web pages of interest on houndstooth and variant names.

History Matters

The History of Houndstooth by Artesia Rose
https://scadconnector.com/2015/02/02/history-houndstooth/
Lightweight, nothing original

https://www.sahomeowner.co.za/history-houndstooth/
Lightweight

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/how-houndstooth-puppy-tooth-became-iconic-urszula-juziuczuk-
Gives sources

Polka Dot France
https://www.polkadot.fr/content/19-motif-pied-de-poule
History from beginning, from an anonymous French writer to present day. Relatively brief, but pleasing.

Prince of Wales Check
A brief history of the Prince of Wales Check by Paul Grassert, a French tailor. Text not sourced. Own research? Doubtful.

History of the Rooster symbolism
http://espritbleu.franceolympique.com/espritbleu/actus/4578-du-roi-au-peuple-histoire-du-coq-gaulois.html

Harris Tweed
Harris Tweed Adverts (from 1935, although not generally dated, or indeed discussed).

Fashion
Many history pictures of woman, some famous, in houndstooth
https://www.pinterest.co.uk/vintagesandshoe/vintage-houndstooth-fashion/?lp=true

De Pinna
A brief history on De Pinna, with label images

Weaving

Porsche 

Gerum Cloak

Pepita
http://www.honigdesign.com/2014/12/pepita-pepita-ole_6.html#.W8xsL2hKg2w
https://www.burdastyle.com/discussions/sew-along/topics/what-is-pepita--2

Escher-McQueen
http://www.wicked-halo.com/2009/03/the-m-c-escher-mcqueen-connection.html

Priscilla Chung
https://www.yumpu.com/en/document/view/3800979/houndstooth-imprint-nyc

Doug Blumeyer
http://houndstoothcraft.douglasblumeyer.com/
http://houndstoothtopia.douglasblumeyer.com/
https://cmloegcmluin.wordpress.com/2015/05/01/dougstooth/
https://cmloegcmluin.wordpress.com/?s=houndstooth (247 pages!)
https://cmloegcmluin.wordpress.com/2016/01/23/ginghoundstootham/
https://cmloegcmluin.wordpress.com/2016/03/08/gingham-herringbone-continuum/
https://cmloegcmluin.wordpress.com/2016/03/06/derasterized-houndstooth/
The page gives links to all:
https://cmloegcmluin.wordpress.com/?s=houndstooth

Schiaparelli
https://www.rubylane.com/item/597169-RL-poppy2881/Vintage-Schiaparelli-Paris-Silk-Scarf-Houndstooth

Bear Bryant and Houndstooth
https://www.al.com/sports/index.ssf/2013/01/paul_bear_bryant_went_shopping.html
http://capstonereport.com/2016/03/24/the-history-of-the-alabama-houndstooth-hat/30799/
http://bryantmuseum.com/ (can't find on site)
http://capstonereport.com/2016/03/24/the-history-of-the-alabama-houndstooth-hat/30799/

Dorothy Draper
https://alchetron.com/Dorothy-Draper#-
https://insta-stalker.com/profile/dorothydraperfw/
https://www.westwing.fr/magazine/rencontres/dorothy-draper/

Coco Chanel
http://www.tabulousdesign.com/2014/08/houndstooth/#.W9GcjWhKg2w

William Powell
https://bamfstyle.com/2014/07/29/thin-man-goes-home-check/

Drawing Variations
Henri Jacobs (houndstooth)
http://henrijacobsjournaldrawings.blogspot.com/2016/04/tuesday-5-april-2016-four-wall-drawing.html

Checks
https://www.gentlemansgazette.com/grids-plaids-windowpanes/
A general guide to varuious types of checks.

General
http://blog.girlcharlee.co.uk/2016/12/tutorial-tuesday-history-of-houndstooth.html

Glen Check
https://parisiangentleman.co.uk/2016/11/17/how-to-identify-a-glen-check-within-seconds-vbc-fabric-academy-6/

Tweed
https://www.gentlemansgazette.com/tweed-guide-harris-history-styles-patterns/
This would be a nice site if only (a) it would print out without distortion and (b) remove the seemingly numerous adverts!

References in Print
O'Neil, Helen. David Jones: 175 years EDS Publications Ltd. 2013 NOT SEEN
Keenan, Brigid. Dior in Vogue Random House Value Pub. 1983 NOT SEEN
Dunbar, John Telfer: The Costume of Scotland, London: Batsford, 1984, paperback 1989, NOT SEEN

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