Paisley

Intricate, multi-color curled teardrop motif typically printed on fine lightweight wool (or other fiber) challis fabric. Originated in Paisley, Scotland.
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Paisley

Paisley (PĂ islig) is the largest town in the historic county of Renfrewshire in the west central Lowlands of Scotland and serves as the administrative centre for the Renfrewshire council area. The town is situated on the northern edge of the Gleniffer Braes, straddling the banks of the White Cart Water, a tributary of the River Clyde. The town, a...
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paisley

[n] - a soft wool fabric with a colorful swirled pattern of curved shapes
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paisley

noun a soft wool fabric with a colorful swirled pattern of curved shapes
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Paisley

[design] Paisley or Paisley pattern is a term in English for a design using the boteh or buta, a droplet-shaped vegetable motif of Persian origin. Such designs became very popular in the West in the 18th and 19th centuries, following imports of post-Mughal versions of the design from British India, especially in the form of Kashmir shawls, ...
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Paisley

[Scottish Parliament constituency] Paisley is a constituency of the Scottish Parliament (Holyrood). It elects one Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) by the first past the post method of election. Also, however, it is one of ten constituencies in the West Scotland electoral region, which elects seven additional members, in addition to t...
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Paisley

A design containing a curved teardrop shape.
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Paisley

A distinctive tear-drop pattern or feather shape based on a pine-cone design. Originally manufactured in Scotland and can be used in dresses, blouses, and men's ties.
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Paisley

A swirled design named for the town of Paisley, Scotland, which was one of the major producers of the fabric in the early to mid-19th century. Often found on quilts, curtains and summery clothing.
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Paisley

A swirled pattern characterized by a teardrop shape. Popularized in Paisley, Scotland, during the 1800s, this design was originally an adaptation of a spade pattern found on Indian shawls. Today, paisley decorates everything from sheetings to fine dresses and always makes a statement of rich elegance.
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Paisley

A tear drop shaped, fancy printed pattern. Paisley motifs have been described as a pine cone, mango, pear and teardrop.
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Paisley

A tear-drop shaped, fancy printed pattern, used in dresses, blouses, and men's ties.
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Paisley

a traditional decorative pattern featuring an Indian cone or pine.
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Paisley

An oriental pattern motif which is shaped like a teardrop, rounded at one end with a curving point at the other. Generally the inside of the teardrop shape contains many abstract designs, many of Indian or oriental origin. Traditionally used on cashmere shawls imported to Europe from India, it was an important decorative motif in imitation cashmere...
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Paisley

large burgh (town) and an industrial centre, Renfrewshire council area and historic county, west-central Scotland, 7 miles (11 km) west of Glasgow. ... [1 related articles]
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Paisley

Paisley (pāz'lē) , town (1991 pop. 84,330), Renfrewshire, W Scotland, on the White Cart Water, a stream. It has a thriving textile industry and is an extremely large producer of thread. Other manufactures are boilers, chemicals, and soap; food is processed. Patterned Paisley shawls w...
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Paisley

Paisley is a Celtic name for girls. The meaning is `tear` The name Paisley is most commonly given to American girls. Paisley is given to boys and girls in the Netherlands, Scotland and England and Wales The name sounds like: Bailey, Bailley Similar names are: Chesley, Lesley, Pauly, Paule, Perley, Polley, Salley
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paisley

soft wool fabric with ornamental pattern
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paisley

textile pattern characterized by colourful, curved abstract figures; it is named for the shawls manufactured at the town of Paisley, Scot. When, ...
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