1) A smooth glossy finish put on some fabrics made out of silk and kid leather. See Glacé kid.
2) (British) A lightweight plain weave fabric prepared with cotton warp and mohair filling yarns.
Synonyms and Related Terms
glace (sp); glac; glaseado (Esp.); glanzend (Ned.); zacht (Ned.);
Resources and Citations
- 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, Textile Identification, Conservation, and Preservation, Noyes Publications, Park Ridge, NJ, 1985