The Illustrated Textile Printing Dictionary - L
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Leopard patterns
Liberty pattern - Named after the English House of "Liberty's". Allover pattern with densely scattered small flowers. Paisleys and Art Nouveau designs are also typical of the style of this House, in addition to the small, dense flower designs. Sometimes referred to as “mille fleurs”, French> “thousand flowers”.

Leather effect - Effect sometimes produced in fabric printing by imitating leather.

Leopard look - Current prints on fabric combined with motifs like flowers, Paisleys, stripes, twills etc.



Lyon - Centre of fabric production in France. From the 15th/16th to the end of 18th century, the "Soierie de Lyons " (silk production) was in great demand throughout Europe. Joseph-Marie Jacquard (1752-1834) also came from Lyon. Fabric printing was established in the 1950s. Vernet Design and Michel Graveur are both well-known names among textile experts.
Lacaque - Former textile engraver of Mulhouse, France. Eugène Lacaque is famous for his copper engraving of stamps.
La Sedera - Fabric printing and woven textiles from Barcelona, Spain.
Liberty designs
Leather imitat
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