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What is "Cut Velvet" - Definition & Explanation

Velvet with a cutout pattern or pile effect. Often seen with brilliant designs and patterns. Made on a Jacquard loom from a variety of fibers.
Jacquard Fabric Consisting Of A Velvet Design On A Plain Ground. Also Called Beaded Velvet. Used In Evening Wear And Home Furnishings.

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