Bring color and style to any bedroom with our selection of paisley bedding collections. Names after the Scottish town that popularized this classic pattern in the 19th century, the classic paisley twisted teardrop pattern actually dates back several thousand years to the Middle East and India where the paisley pattern known as boteh is still used for wedding textiles today. Whether you want a classic paisley quilt or paisley comforter set, or want a bright colorful 1960’s inspired peace sign and paisley bedding for girls or teens - we have the paisley print bed set for you bedroom decor styles. Our selection of paisley comforters, duvets, quilts and sheets are available in a variety in twin, full, queen, king, and california king bed sizes. Add a cool style to any bedding set with our selection of paisley pillows, or bring a splash of color to any sofa or couch with paisley decorative pillows. Add the finishing touch to any home decor design with our paisley print window treatments - choose from paisley curtains, drapes and valances in a variety of styles and designs.
The paisley design used in paisley bedding prints and fabrics dates back several thousand years. The design became popular in the 18th and 19th centuries and is named after the Scottish town of Paisley, which became the center of paisley textile production during this time. But the origins of the paisley design are actually from the Middle Eastern and Indian, and were brought back to Europe during England rule of India origin, when colonial travellers saw this mesmerizing print on the shawls worn in Pakistan and Kashmir. The twisted teardrop design found in all paisley bedding and quilt prints, also known as boteh, (which means a droplet-shaped vegetable) is derived from the Middle Eastern term Boteh Jegheh, where the pattern was used to decorate the clothing of kings and queens. Today the paisley pattern is still widely used in Iran, Central & South Asia and Azerbaijan where its used to decorating wedding garments, rugs, and fine textiles - made with threads of gold and silver. In the 18th and 19th centuries the paisley design became popular in Europe and North America (where the design is also called Persian Pickles and Welsh Pears). The paisley print become popular with bedding and quilt makers are well are fine scarfs and other clothing. The popularity of paisley bedding, quilts and clothing waned at the turns of the 20th century, however the 1960’s saw a rebirth in the use of paisley, with as the Beatles and other rock bands of the time introduced the world to Indian culture, design and music. Today paisley bedding remains as popular as ever, especially among teens where it 1960’s sensibility is often coordinated with peace signs on the fabrics used for comforters, duvets and pillows