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What is "Damak" - Definition & Explanation

Brought to Damscus by Marco Polo in 13th Century. A jacquard woven fabric with floral or geometric patterns created with different weave effects. Can be woven self-tone: one color warp: different color filling. Distinguished from brocade bacause face of fabric is flatter.

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