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A reversible figured white or monochrome textile in which the pattern is formed by two faces of the same weave. The patterns are often revealed in the surface sheen, as in 19th-century tablecloths. The term is also loosely applied to any silk fabric with a raised pattern.

Subjects: Art — Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).

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