That's the thing. I get a sense of depth from it that makes me think it's the weave which creates the appearance rather than any particular pattern woven on it. After checking back I think it looks less like an end on end than a royal oxford - both of which can be plenty formal as fabrics go.Noodles, what's the shirt actually like?
SVB, there are very few here who will be able to appreciate and love that tie. There are very few that will accept the context for this long lived look, regarless of its place in the sartorial history.I however, am one of them.