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PREFERRED TERM
velvet  
BROADER CONCEPT
SCOPE NOTE
  • Warp pile weave, typically silk, with a short, soft dense pile produced by a supplementary warp that is raised in loops above the surface of the textile through the introduction of rods during the weaving; the loops may be cut or left uncut. (AAT)
IN OTHER LANGUAGES
fluweel

Dutch

velours
velours

French

Samt

German

βελούδο

Greek

קטיפה

Hebrew

velluto

Italian

somot

Serbian

terciopelo

Spanish

sammet

Swedish

URI
http://thesaurus.europeanafashion.eu/thesaurus/10732
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