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.