Japanese velvet

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A soft, patterned velvet made from silk. Japanese velvet has a twill weave that is visible on the back.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Japan velvet; terciopelo japones (Esp.); Japans fluweel (Ned);

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Rosalie Rosso King, Textile Identification, Conservation, and Preservation, Noyes Publications, Park Ridge, NJ, 1985
  • Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles, Phyllis G.Tortora, Robert S. Merkel (eds.), Fairchild Publications, New York City, 7th edition, 1996