grass cloth


: a lustrous plain textile of usually loosely woven fibers

Examples of grass cloth in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Other designers incorporate woven papers, cork and grass cloth as well. San Diego Union-Tribune, 20 Feb. 2021 Related:Top off a room with a statement ceiling Before and after: powder bath 3 images A quick facelift in the powder bath involved a fresh coat of paint for an existing cabinet and warm gray grass cloth wallpaper to add texture and depth. Gina Mayfield, Dallas News, 30 May 2023 On the lower deck, the wood was painted in cream and covered with removable upholstered panels or natural grass cloth with a refined textured weave. Julia Zaltzman, Robb Report, 7 Apr. 2023 Similarly, in the primary bedroom, a blue-green grass cloth on walls melds with the same shade on the headboard for a tone-on-tone effect that highlights tropical peach-and-brown Bob Collins chintz draperies that Chilcoat had been saving for just the right client. Darra Baker, Better Homes & Gardens, 15 Feb. 2023 The walls are in a grass cloth by Schumacher. Charles Curkin, ELLE Decor, 7 Dec. 2022 Drapes and shades of sheer wool also let in light but have the advantage of mitigating the cold, while shades of natural fibers such as flax and grass cloth subtly diffuse light and provide textural interest without introducing a focus-stealing color, said Ms. O’Neill. Kelsey Mulvey, WSJ, 4 Nov. 2022 The woven chairs, grass cloth wall covering, and wood table add texture. Laura Fenton, Better Homes & Gardens, 9 Mar. 2021 The room, by New York designer Mikel Welch, has another vaulted ceiling, this one about 14 feet high, a brick accent wall and custom grass cloth wallpaper in plaid. Richard A. Marini, San Antonio Express-News, 28 Sep. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1638, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of grass cloth was in 1638

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“Grass cloth.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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