Arrasene Embroidery

A sort of chenille embroidery and only used for curtains, etc., where not much friction occurs. The cord known as "Arrasene" is cither drawn through the base fabric or laid on and stitched down.

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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  • Arrasene — Ar ras*ene , n. [From {Arras}.] A material of wool or silk used for working the figures in embroidery. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arrasene — A thread or cord of woollen and also of silk chenille and used for embroidery …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • arrasene — embroidery fabric of wool and silk Fabric and Cloth …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • arrasene — ˌarəˈsēn, ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: arras (I) + ene (as in damascene) : a silk or wool embroidery cord resembling chenille …   Useful english dictionary

  • arras —   n. tapestry, especially covering wall.    ♦ arrasene, n. embroidery material of silk and wool …   Dictionary of difficult words

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