Satin damask

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Man's waistcoat
MFA# 41.887


Piece of Damask
MFA# 46.403

A heavy, Satin weave cloth made on a Jacquard loom. Satin damask is typically made from Silk and has elaborate weaves and patterns. It is used for coats, draperies, and spreads.

Resources and Citations

  • 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