brocade

Finely woven textile with coloured threads added to form a raised pattern on the upper surface of the material, making a richly figured cloth. (The word brocade derives from the Latin brocare meaning 'to figure'.) Originally the ground patterns of flowers and scrolls were in gold or silver, and the fabric was known as cloth of gold; coloured silk t …...

Brocade

A crisp, heavier fabric woven on a jacquard loom with strong surface texture and/or contrasting colors, sometimes with additional fill yarns for added dimension. Patterns may be floral or geometric. Fibers vary from silk to cotton, polyester, rayon, acrylic or acetate or blends.
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Brocade

Brocade is a class of richly decorative shuttle-woven fabrics, often made in colored silks and with or without gold and silver threads. The name, related to the same root as the word `broccoli`, comes from Italian broccato meaning `embossed cloth`, originally past participle of the verb broccare `to stud, set with nails`, from brocco, `smal...
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Brocade

• (n.) Silk stuff, woven with gold and silver threads, or ornamented with raised flowers, foliage, etc.; -- also applied to other stuffs thus wrought and enriched.
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brocade

noun thick heavy expensive material with a raised pattern
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Brocade

Bro·cade' noun [ Spanish brocado (cf. Italian broccato , French brocart ), from Late Latin brocare *prick, to figure (textile fabrics), to emboss (linen), to stitch. See Broach .] Silk stuff, woven with gold and silver threads, or ornamented with raised flowers, foli...
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Brocade

A fabric characterized by highly complex, often multi-colored designs created by using supplemental weft yarns, which intermittently float across the back of the fabric.
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Brocade

A heavily embossed paper.
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Brocade

A heavy fabric made with Jacquard loom and satin weave, usually with a floral pattern. Very oriental, old-world look.
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Brocade

A heavy jacquard type fabric with an all over raised pattern or floral design.
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Brocade

A heavy jacquard woven fabric with raised floral or geometric patterns that emphasise surface contrast or colour. Brocade fabric is one of the several shuttle-woven fabrics that creates intricate patterns often including flowers, plants and other natural images. Brocade is used in a number of different applications around the home, as well as a des...
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Brocade

A heavy jacquard-type fabric with an all-over raised pattern or floral design. Appropriate for upholstery, draperies, handbags and eveningwear.
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brocade

a heavy textile with a raised design resembling embroidery generally made of silk, rayon and nylon yarns with or without metallic treatment
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brocade

A heavy, exquisite, jacquard-type fabric with an all-over raised pattern or floral design.
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Brocade

A thick, heavy fabric made with a Jacquard loom and a satin weave, most often featuring a raised floral pattern. Brocade is typically made from silk, rayon or nylon, and has a very Oriental look. It is often used in home decor, womens wear and accessories.
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brocade

brocade (brōkād') , fabric, originally silk, generally reputed to have been developed to a high state of perfection in the 16th and 17th cent. in France, Italy, and Spain. In China the weaving of silk, which dates from the Shang dynasty, developed into complex patterns including moir...
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brocade

Classification of fabric woven on the Jacquard loom giving design a raised appearance. Design is usually satin weave with background in satin, rib, or plain weave. Launder according to fiber content. Cross reference Jacquard.
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Brocade

Fabric with an all over raised design, usually used in elegant settings such as jackets, upholstery, etc.
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brocade

Finely woven textile with coloured threads added to form a raised pattern on the upper surface of the material, making a richly figured cloth. (The word brocade derives from the Latin brocare meaning 'to figure'.) Originally the ground patterns of flowers and scrolls were in gold or silver, and the fabric was known as cloth of gold; coloured silk t...
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brocade

in textiles, woven fabric having a raised floral or figured design that is introduced during the weaving process, usually by means of a Jacquard ... [3 related articles]
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Brocade

Rich oriental fabric consisting of raised patterns, often in gold or silver. Usually made of satin or a similar fabric. Unlined brocade can be weak and tear if worn too tightly.
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brocade

rich silk fabric with raised patterns
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brocade

Rich woven fabric, produced on a Jacquard loom. It is patterned, normally with more than two colours. Today brocade may be produced from artificial fibres, but it was traditionally made from silk,...
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brocade

Rich woven fabric, produced on a Jacquard loom. It is patterned, normally with more than two colours. Today brocade may be produced from artificial fibres, but it was traditionally made from silk, sometimes with highlights in metal thread
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brocade

[n] - thick heavy expensive material with a raised pattern 2. [v] - weave a design into (textiles)
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