damask

A reversible fabric used for table linen, curtains and upholstery. Damask was originally woven in silk and later in linen, wool and man- made fibres. Its characteristic appearance is due to the upper and lower surfaces of the same weave forming the pattern and tonal variation. Damask with silver, gold or coloured metallic threads running through it …...

Damask

Damask (دمسق) is a reversible figured fabric of silk, wool, linen, cotton, or synthetic fibres, with a pattern formed by weaving. Damasks are woven with one warp yarn and one weft yarn, usually with the pattern in warp-faced satin weave and the ground in weft-faced or sateen weave. Twill damasks include a twill-woven ground or pattern. ==Histo...
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Damask

• (a.) Pertaining to, or originating at, the city of Damascus; resembling the products or manufactures of Damascus. • (n.) A heavy woolen or worsted stuff with a pattern woven in the same way as the linen damask; -- made for furniture covering and hangings. • (n.) Linen so woven that a pattern in produced by the different directions ...
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damask

1. Pertaining to, or originating at, the city of Damascus; resembling the products or manufactures of Damascus. ... 2. Having the colour of the damask rose. 'But let concealment, like a worm i' the bud, Feed on her damask cheek.' (Shak) Damask colour, a deep rose-colour like that of the damask rose. Damask plum, a small dark-coloured plum, generall...
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damask

adjective having a woven pattern; `damask table linens`
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Damask

Dam'ask (dăm' a sk) noun [ From the city Damascus , Latin Damascus , Greek Damasko`s , Hebrew Dammesq , Arabic Daemeshq ; confer Hebrew d'meseq damask; confer Italian damasco , Spanish damasco , French damas . Confer ...
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Damask

Dam'ask adjective 1. Pertaining to, or originating at, the city of Damascus; resembling the products or manufactures of Damascus. 2. Having the color of the damask rose. « But let concealment, like a worm i' the bud, Feed on her damask cheek.» Shak. Dam...
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Damask

Dam'ask transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Damasked ; present participle & verbal noun Damasking .] To decorate in a way peculiar to Damascus or attributed to Damascus; particularly: (a) with flowers and rich designs, as ...
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Damask

A fabric formed from satin and sateen weaves, used to create reversible figured designs.
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Damask

a figured woven fabric in which the design is created by the use of satin and sateen weaves.
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Damask

A glossy jacquard-type fabric, the patterns are flat and reversible. Unlike jacquards, the fabric is all one color. Suitable for draperies, curtains bed and table linens.
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Damask

A glossy jacquard-type fabric, woven with a pattern visible on each side. Usually the fabric is all one colour. Suitable for draperies, curtains bed and table linens.
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Damask

A heavy fabric made from cotton, silk, linen, wool or synthetic yarns, typically used for draperies and home decor. Typically made using a satin weave, this reversible fabric is named for a luxurious silk fabric introduced through Damascus, Syria.
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damask

A reversible fabric used for table linen, curtains and upholstery. Damask was originally woven in silk and later in linen, wool and man-mad fibres. Its characteristic appearance is due to upper and lower surfaces of the same weave forming the pattern and the tonal variations. Damask set with gold, silver or coloured metallic threads is known as dam...
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Damask

A reversible fabric with design.
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Damask

A reversible fabric woven on a jacquard loom that creates simple to ornate patterns on a flat fabric. Available in many fibers from cotton, linen, silk or other natural fibers to synthetics. Used often table linens, slipcovers, and drapery, also for shirting.
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damask

damask (dăm'usk) [from Damascus], fabric of silk, wool, linen, cotton, or man-made fibers, with a pattern formed by the weaving; e.g., the ground may be in twill weave, and the contrasting design in satin. True damasks are flat and reversible, thus differing from brocades. Splendid pattern...
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Damask

Damask is a material of silk, linen, etc., with a raised of flat pattern woven into it, and shading alternately light and dark, according to the angle of view. The name derives from Damascus where in the 12th century silk fabrics of a similar pattern were made.
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damask

fine lustrous fabric with flat patterns and a satin weave
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damask

firm, glossy jacquard-patterned fabric, similar to brocade, but flatter and reversible - it can be made from linen, cotton, rayon or silk, or a combination of fibers
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damask

linen so woven that a pattern in produced by the different directions of the thread, without contrast of color. Also a heavy woolen or worsted stuff with a pattern woven in the same way as the linen damask; -- made for furniture covering and hangings.
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Damask

Originally a firm, glossy Jacquard-patterned fabric made in China and brought to the Western world by Marco Polo in the 13th century. Damascus was the center of fabric trade between East and West, hence the name. Damask fabrics are reversible and are characterized by a combination of satin and sateen weaves. The design motifs are typically distingu...
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damask

Textile of woven linen, cotton, wool, or silk, with a reversible figured pattern. It was first made in the city of Damascus, Syria
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damask

[adj] - having a woven pattern 2. [n] - a table linen made from linen damask 3. [n] - a fabric of linen or cotton or silk or wool with a reversible pattern woven into it
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