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That vision of matter was a no-nonsense plaid instead of an ornate brocade.
The hangings and furniture were of royal crimson brocade, and the walls were covered with books.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
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.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
Her riding-dress was of gold brocade; and the whip she held in her hand looked like a sunbeam.
RUDY AND BABETTEHANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
Within it was erected a tomb, which was covered with gold brocade.
In the bedroom stood an enormous bed, like a magnificent bier, with a brocade cover.
THE PRECIPICEIVAN GONCHAROV
Light lashed the polished wooden newels of a great bed on which sat swirls of silk, damasked satin, brocade.
THE JEWELS OF APTORSAMUEL R. DELANY
Stuart did paint her long afterward, in glorious splendor of brocade, beautiful with powder and nature's rouge.
THE RED CITYS. WEIR MITCHELL
The Quaker maiden looked down at the rich brocade and then looked up, and knew that she was beautiful.
THE RED CITYS. WEIR MITCHELL

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