Flashcards in Fabric and Related Terms Deck (26)
A fib weave usually done in a minute brick fashion giving a pebbly appearance
originally heavy silk with an elaborate pattern in silver or gold threads; has an embossed appearance
has a fuzzy pile; from the french word for “caterpillar”
broken twill or herringbone weave, creating a design of wide v’s across the width of the fabric
glazed cotton fabric often printed with bright figures and large flower designs
elaborate floral designs were woven silk flatter than brocade and reversible, though the pattern changes color on the reverse side.
fibers and yarns produced from glass and woven into flexible fabrics noted for their fireproof qualities.
a thin, sheer fabric constructed with plain, leno or dobbly weave.
damasks, tapestries, brocade, matelasse and all upholstery fabrics with elaborate figure woven on a jacquard loom.
refers to fabric with a quilted surface produced on a loom.
a fabric, particularly silk,with a watered or wavy pattern
a fabric cotton or linen printed in a single color with scenes of landscapes & people, especially from the 18th century french prints.
Toile de jouy
fabric woven of horsehair, colored or small-figured, typical of mid-19th century uphosltery.
drapery hung from windows, shelve, or around the top of a bed, can also have a stiff backing
lustrous uphosltery fabric, originally made from the hair of the angora goat.
woven fabric of wool and linen or silk with representation or abstract design, used as an upholstered cover.
festoon, swinging or suspended decoration, representing drapery, ribbon, garlands of fruuits and flowers
a small sample cutting of upholstered fabric, leather, etc.
a tanned animal skin, with flesh side rubbed into a nap
this is the simplest weave-one thread up and one tread down.
woven fabric used to cover mattresses, box springs and pillows.
drapery of a canopy bed; also the
velvet or plush, often of wool or mohair
fabric with soft close pile, usually of silk or rayon.
the yarn running through the length of a piece of cloth