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What is "Back Drape" - Definition & Explanation

A length of material attached either at the shoulder or the waist that flows over the back to floor length. In some cases it is removable.
Back Drape - A length of material attached either at the shoulder or the waist that flows over the back to floor length. In some cases it is removable.
A piece of material that is attached to the shoulders or waist and hangs to the floor, sometimes this piece is detachable. Picture a train on a wedding gown.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A loose, sleeved coat-like garment worn over an inner garment like the angarakha (q.v.), generally sumptuous and appropriate for ceremonial occasions. Of Turkish origin, the chogha was also known as...
Is stronger than Plain Weave. Each weft wire alternatively crosses over two, then under two warp wires. Twill weave is usually used to accomodate a heavier than standard wire diameter in association...
Another largely historic fabric that was popular in the 14th and 15th centuries. It was a very beautiful fabric which was often stripped with gold or silver. It had a satin base and was diapered like...
Oilskin referred originally to a type of fabric - canvas with, literally, a skin of oil applied to it as waterproofing. These days, oilskins or oilies means the foul-weather gear worn by sailors,...
The simplest of all weave interlacings, in which the odd warp threads operate over one and under one weft thread throughout the fabric and the even warp threads reverse this order to under one, over...

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