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What is "Armure Weave" - Definition & Explanation

Embossing effect used to give a pattern e.g. in drapery or upholestry.
The weave designed to produce armure effect. It has definite patterns/figure on the surface.
Cotton, silk, wool, rayon, synthetics, and blends. The weave can be plain, twill, or rib, background often has a small design either jacquard or dobby made with warp floats on surface giving a raised effect. Design is often in two colors and raised. The name was derived from original fabric which was woven with a small interlaced design of chain armor and used for military equipment during the Crusades. Often used in elegant evening gowns, draperies, or upholstery.
It's a weave designed to produce an armure effect, with definitive patterns and figures on the surface.

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