Brocade



fabric woven with an elaborate design, especially one having a raised overall pattern.
to weave with a raised design or figure.
Contemporary Examples

Election Night 2012: Fashion of Jubilation And Mourning Robin Givhan November 6, 2012

Historical Examples

Main Currents in Nineteenth Century Literature – 5. The Romantic School in France Georg Brandes
The Sayings Of Confucius Confucius
The Port of Adventure Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
Journeys to Bagdad Charles S. Brooks
A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia Amanda Minnie Douglas
Children of the Tenements Jacob A. Riis
Stray Pearls Charlotte M. Yonge
Franz Hals Edgcumbe Staley
The Disturbing Charm Berta Ruck

noun

a rich fabric woven with a raised design, often using gold or silver threads
(as modifier): brocade curtains

verb
(transitive) to weave with such a design
n.
v.

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