Medallion pattern is a pattern which is made up using circular motifs. These motifs can range in design, they can be different scales, they can be basic or intricate and the can be engineered designs or organic motifs. These circular, or oval shapes are repeated throughout the piece of fabric. This can be done in many ways, such as offsetting the design, rotating it, changing the colour or changing the scale, they are often very detailed, intricate patterns.

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Written by Kelly Mitchell

Kelly Mitchell, extremely competent and reliable, she is currently in her third year at the University of Lincoln UK, studying Fashion. Kelly is responsible for the Fabrics, Fibers and Leathers sections of our Dictionary

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