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Does somebody know what's the name of this fabric pattern? In Spanish is Estampado Búlgaro but when I put Bulgarian Pattern on Google Images nothing even similar appear.

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It's called "paisley" in English.

Paisley or paisley pattern is an ornamental design using the buta (Persian: بته‎) or boteh, a teardrop-shaped motif with a curved upper end. Of Persian origin,1 paisley designs became very popular in the West in the 18th and 19th centuries, following imports of post-Mughal Empire versions of the design from India, especially in the form of Kashmir shawls, and were then imitated locally. Although the fig- or almond-like form is of Persian origin, its English name derives from the town of Paisley, in West Scotland, a centre for textiles where paisley designs were produced.

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  • Any idea why the Búlgaro name is in there? There are lots of paisleys out there, are there named subgenera of paisley? – rebusB Jul 4 '18 at 18:25
  • It might be that Paisley came to England from Bulgaria .. humm, no .. wikipedia says “Paisley or paisley pattern is an ornamental design using the buta (Persian: بته‎) or boteh, a teardrop-shaped motif with a curved upper end. Of Persian origin,[1] paisley designs became very popular in the West. Although the fig- or almond-like form is of Persian origin, its English name derives from the town of Paisley, in West Scotland, a centre for textiles where paisley designs were produced” – vulcan_ Jul 7 '18 at 17:33

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