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What is "Brocad" - Definition & Explanation

Multicolored jacquard woven fabric with floral or figured pattern emphasized by contrasting colors. The background may be either satin or twill weave.
This is usually made of a terry cotton which is used to wrap around with long sleeves, collar being hard at the waist.

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