small-patterned cloth of a mix of silk, cotton, lisle or wool, and sometimes gold or silver thread.
a specific type of medium weight brocade utilizing four or more sets of threads, equally for warp and weft. It has large patterns in high relief to appear embroidered or puffy. It is woven finely for formal, refined and sophisticated wear.
A type of silk strengthened with linen. It seldom uses more than two colors. It has a satin or twill figure on a plain or satin ground and is distinguished from damask by raised areas of pattern that are formed by a double warp. It does not drape well and in the 17th century was used mainly for wall hangings.
a jacquard fabric similar to brocade with the design in a raised appearance from being formed with a satin or twill weave. Used in draperies and upholstery.
Is similar to brocade, but the pattern is raised and often padded with stuffer yarns. The pattern is warp faced and the ground is filling faced. Brocatelle is often a double cloth. It is mainly used in furnishings.
A heavy brocade with a more elaborate raised pattern on the right side.
A heavy figured cloth in which the pattern is created by warp threads in a satin weave.
A heavy decoratively patterned flat fabric, usually using a satin yarn. It has a raised, woven-in design.
A variant of damask that incorporates a satin or twill figuring that is contrasted with a plain- or satin-weave ground. Details...
Similar to but heavier than brocade. The pattern, woven with two or more wefts with extra binder warp, in high relief on a Jacquard loom.
A heavy silk fabric resembling a damask, except that the pattern appears to be embossed. The pattern (usually large and definite) is a satin weave against twill background. Made with two sets of warps and two sets of fillers, it is not re versible, as the linen backing produced by one set of filler threads shows plainly. Its uses are similar to those of brocade.
medium weight Jacquard fabric utilizing four or more sets of thread (two warps and two wefts most often). Finely woven brocatelles are formal, refined and sophisticated. Surface has slight relief variation (high and low areas), according to the patterns, and may appear embroidered or puffy.
A variant of damask with raised areas of patterns.
A jacquard fabric in which the design is satin in texture with a dull background to form a contrast in the material.
medium weight Jacquard fabric utilizing four or more sets of thread generally with two sets of warps and two sets of wefts. Finely woven brocatelles are formal, refined and sophisticated. The finished surface has slight relief variation according to the patterns, and may appear embroidered or puffy.