Queen's pattern


noun

a pattern of ceramic decoration consisting of bands of swirling radial lines, white on blue alternating with red on white.
an early 19th-century silver pattern having a shell at the stem terminal and an ornament resembling a fleur-de-lis on the stem enclosed by elaborate scrolls.

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Origin of Queen's pattern

First recorded in 1760–70
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