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Accordion Pleat

Definition of the noun Accordion Pleat

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  1. A series of permanent folds of equal width in alternating opposite directions made in fabric, paper, or other material.

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Google previewThe Visual Dictionary of Clothing & Personal Adornment - Clothing & Personal Adornment (2009)

by Ariane Archambault

accordion pleat Set ...

Google previewThe Complete Costume Dictionary (2011)

by Elizabeth J. Lewandowski

Accordion pleat. plisado en sierra: Spain. Knife pleat. plisado encontrado: Spain. Box pleat. plisirani: Romania. Woman's short skirted frock. plissé: France. Cotton fabric finished with a puckered effect. plissé crepe: Seersucker like fabric.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Window and Bed Coverings (2012)

Historical Perspectives, Classic Designs, Contemporary Creations by Charles Randall

Accordion pleat: Single large pleats which are often used as a method of fan folding in pleated draperies before installing, or can be used in contract draperies by snapping onto channel slides. Allowance: A customary variation from an “ exact” ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Fashion History (2010)

by Valerie Cumming, C. W. Cunnington, P. E. Cunnington

Similar to an accordion pleat but with all pleats facing in one direction; the actual pleats could be of any width. Knightly girdle (F & M) Period: ca. 1350–ca. 1420. A decorative belt comprising metal clasps joined together and fastened in front by ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English (2010)

by Angus Stevenson

folding like the bellows of an accordion: an accordion pleat. – derivatives accordionist noun. – origin mid 19th cent.: from German Akkordion, from Italian accordare 'to tune'. accost 7verb [with obj.] ...

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