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Brocade

glossy, luxuriant, heavyweight silky fabric, of fine natural or chemical silk; woven using jacquard-patterning technology. Commonly multi-bond satin weave is used with the alternation of warp and weft effect. The distinctive, large jacquard design is supplemented with silver or gold thread. Is one-colour or woven in bright colours. Used for formal ladieswear, quilts and period dress.

The most widespread actual kind of brocade is so-called a cotton African brocade – fine, tight sett Jacquard woven fabric which is used as a universal garment material for the West African countries.



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