Recent Examples of brocade from the Web
Layered underneath is a jerkin, a close-fitting jacket, with a red horizontal brocade and doublet.
Other favorites include the statuesque Edith Sitwell, who stood six feet tall in brocade and turbans and jewels and was also a literary icon unafraid to spar with her male critics.
The Hindu Rajput princess stands tall, a Lara Croft with pearls and brocade.
Here Erdem showed bouquets of florals in a rich palette of deep golds and pomegranate in velvet and brocade.
There were exaggerated puff sleeves, embroidered roses, fur trims and rich floral brocade fabrics, perhaps a nod to the John Constable portraits Rocha referred to in her show notes.
Indeed, from its townhouse exterior to its brocade chairs and swag curtains, Barbetta is a throwback to the days of the fancy restaurant.
Meanwhile, 9-year-old This is Us actor Lonnie Chavis wore a gold brocade tux jacket.
The tables in the grand ballroom were covered with white brocade damask topped with white satin lace.
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Origin and Etymology of brocade
First Known Use: 1588See Words from the same year
BROCADE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of brocade for English Language Learners
: a cloth with a raised design in gold or silver thread
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