A brocaded pattern uses extra wefts or warps to create a pattern (here, red wefts). Upper right, the supplementary wefts have been removed, exposing the orange ground.

From The creation of color in eighteenth-century Europe by Sarah Lowengard

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  • European: 1400-1800
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  • Brocade sample. A brocaded pattern uses extra wefts or warps to create a pattern (here, red wefts). Upper right, the supplementary wefts have been removed, exposing the orange ground.