paisley pattern

Oscar Wilde, a famous author who favoured wearing paisley ties, waistcoats, and scarves, once said: "One should either be a work of art, or wear a piece of art." But have you ever wondered as to why is this pattern recognised as "paisley" in the English-speaking world if it is called "cachemir" in Spanish or "cachemire" in French?


This distinctive motif termed ‘Paisley’ has travelled a fascinating path from its ancient Indian and Persian roots, with its cryptic meanings and enigmatic symbolism. The paisley design has been seen on the scarves of cowboys and motorcyclists as it travelled the Silk Route from the East to the West. It was popularised by the Beatles and adopted by 19th-century bohemians, ushering in

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