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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 previewInternational Dictionary of Library Histories (2001)

by David H. Stam

They extend from stone inscriptions from the sixth century, "accordion pleat" manuscripts of prayer books and religious works, as well as general collections of literature, history, technology, law, and medicine. Traditional Thai books on palm ...

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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