Timeline of Paisley History
by Patrick Moriarty
The history of the paisley pattern is lengthy and complex. It dates from 4000BC to the present day. Many countries are important in developing the paisley form into a pattern that we recognise everywhere today from fashion garments and home furnishings to smartphone apps. If you think important events have been missed or corrections should be made, please email me on the Contact Page. I hope you find the timeline interesting.