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There’s a kind of wonderful fictitious life of brocades and silks and waltzes and gorgeous people, and this one is real.

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Particularly mesmerizing is Van der Weyden’s rendering of the gold brocade on the silk cloth hanging behind and above the Virgin.

That vision of matter was a no-nonsense plaid instead of an ornate brocade.

She wore a black silk brocade jacket and trousers with silver and jade jewelry.

Mrs. Obama was there in her Bordeaux-colored, brocade Michael Kors dress.

She hosts lavish dinner parties and poses for photographs in dripping emeralds and barebacked gowns of silver brocade.

The hangings and furniture were of royal crimson brocade, and the walls were covered with books.

Mr. Marriott's story is not a yarn, but a brocade of intricate design and exquisite colouring.

On the eastern fluttered gauzy veils, feathery fans, blazing brocade of Mosul, and kerchiefs of Kufa.

Her riding-dress was of gold brocade; and the whip she held in her hand looked like a sunbeam.

Within it was erected a tomb, which was covered with gold brocade.

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On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to brocade, such as: decoration, lace, needlepoint, quilting, tapestry, and adornment.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.