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velvet


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velvet

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Warp pile weave, typically silk, with a short, soft dense pile produced by a supplementary warp that is raised in loops above the surface of the textile through the introduction of rods during the weaving; the loops may be cut or left uncut.

Variations

weave, velvet

velvet weave

birōdo

birodo

birôdo

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