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1) A smooth glossy finish put on some fabrics made out of silk and kid leather. See glac kid.

2) (British) A lightweight plain weave fabric prepared with cotton warp and mohair filling yarns.

Synonyms and Related Terms

glace (sp); glaseado (Esp.); glanzend (Ned.); zacht (Ned.);

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Dictionary of Fiber & Textile Technology (older version called Man-made Fiber and Textile Dictionary, 1965), Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Charlotte NC, 1990
  • Rosalie Rosso King, Rosalie Rosso King, Textile Identification, Conservation, and Preservation, Noyes Publications, Park Ridge, NJ, 1985