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The Beguiling History of Paisley in European Fashion

A quick primer on the romantic motif.
For women in France, like Félicité-Louise de Durfort, daughter of the French Ambassador to Venice, multicolor paisley shawls brought a whimsical splash of color to ever-popular white neoclassic gowns. C. 1808.
For women in France, like Félicité-Louise de Durfort, daughter of the French Ambassador to Venice, multicolor paisley shawls brought a whimsical splash of color to ever-popular white neoclassic gowns. C. 1808.
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