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- n. Plural form of palampore.
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The pattern of this sample, an overflowing vase of flowers, was always a popular decorative motif for goods made for European markets; often the patterns were reminiscent of the Indian palampores.
He fancied, however, that he perceived, amongst the brambles and briers, some gigantic flowers, but was mistaken; for these were only the dangling palampores and variegated tatters of his gay retinue.
Real India chintzes and palampores are found in these quilts, beautiful and artistic stuffs, and the firm, unyielding, high-priced, 'real' French calicoes.
The floor is spread with their best mats, and the sides and ceiling of that extremity of the building are hung with pieces of chintz, palampores, and the like.