Brocade

Brocade is a type of ornately decorative shuttle-woven fabric that is frequently made in colored silks with gold and silver threads [3]. The term brocade is derived from the French word “coudre” which means “to sew.”


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Fabric Brocaded with Red Silk and Gold Thread, with an Ogival Framing

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Detail of Yellow Silk Brocaded with Blue Dragons, Clouds, Sea Temples


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Full View of Dress

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Detail of Yellow Silk with Brocaded Flowers

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Full View of Dress




[3] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brocade