Definition of paillette in English:
1A piece of glittering material used to decorate clothing; a spangle.
- Simply put, paillettes are part of the bangle, spangle and sequin family.
- Textures included silk velvets, velveteen and devorés, paillettes and satins.
- Sequins and paillettes are also popular, according to associates at the stores.
1.1A piece of bright metal used in enamel painting.
- Titled ‘Twinkle Twinkle,’ her show comprised a hyperrealistic sculpture executed on a grand scale, a mural of shimmering paillettes and five acrylic-on-lame paintings, each measuring 40 inches square.
- Black Narcissus is a large triptych sheathed in black, gray and iridescent silver paillettes.
Definition of paillette in:
- US English dictionary
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