brocatelle

noun
broc·​a·​telle | \ ˌbrä-kə-ˈtel How to pronounce brocatelle (audio) \

Definition of brocatelle

: a stiff decorating fabric with patterns in high relief

First Known Use of brocatelle

1684, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for brocatelle

French, from Italian broccatello, diminutive of broccato

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“Brocatelle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brocatelle. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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