pleating to the stripe

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Noun[edit]

Pipe band with kilts pleated to the stripe (military pleating)

pleating to the stripe

  1. A system of pleating a kilt in which a particular vertical stripe of the tartan pattern is selected and the pleats are arranged so that this chosen stripe runs down the center of each pleat.

Synonyms[edit]

  • military pleating

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References[edit]

  • Barbara Tewksbury and Elsie Stuehmeyer, The Art of Kiltmaking (Celtic Dragon Press, Deansboro, NY, 2001, ISBN 0-9703751-0-7)