grass cloth


Definition of grass cloth

: a lustrous plain textile of usually loosely woven fibers

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The designer’s artworks hang on the master bedroom walls, which are sheathed in a Schumacher grass cloth. Whitney Robinson, ELLE Decor, "How an Uninhabitable "Dump" Became a Stunning Family Home in the East Village," 11 May 2018 Next came confident colors and flourishes: a foyer in creamy lacquer, a wall of ocean-blue grass cloth, a swiveling, disco-era brass cocktail table. Vanessa Gregory, ELLE Decor, "A Recently Renovated Mid-Century Home in Knoxville, Tennessee," 7 Feb. 2019 Antiques like the 18th-century leather chair in the living room, the grass cloth walls in the family room, and the surprise of a chevron throw pillow all add polish. Lisa Cregan, House Beautiful, "Nathan Turner and Eric Stonestreet on Creating a Casual California Home," 21 Oct. 2014 Holland & Sherry curtains, a Casa del Bianco embroidered duvet cover and Rogers & Goffigon grass cloth that wraps the headboard further cushion the space with texture. Heidi Mitchell, WSJ, "A Superchic Apartment That’s Tougher Than It Looks," 20 Apr. 2018 Living room: Wallcovering, grass cloth in indigo—Phillip Jeffries (T); House Beautiful, "November 2017 Product Guide," 13 Oct. 2017 The dining room was coated in cranberry lacquer, the master bedroom enveloped in blond grass cloth, and the living room walls coated in glossy paint in a hue that hovers in the sweet spot between green and blue. Ingrid Abramovitch, ELLE Decor, "HOUSE TOUR: A Dreamy Summer Home Inspired By Grey Gardens," 26 May 2016

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First Known Use of grass cloth

1638, in the meaning defined above

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