Their damasks for hangings are beautiful, both for patterns and colour.
Nor do any of the warp threads show, as in twills and damasks.
Those two blush-roses I just spoke of turned into a couple of damasks.
They also contain sundry consultations and references on the subject of fans and damasks, white and blue.
There were satins and damasks, cloth of gold and velvet; flowers, and cheeks more rosy; gems, and eyes more brilliant.
The principal industries include the weaving of linen and damasks, bleaching, distilling and malting.
French designs are the most beautiful in damasks, Scotch and Irish are good, and German patterns perhaps the least attractive.
They make gold into threads as is done in Milan, and weave raised designs of it on damasks and other silken fabrics.
They have damasks, sattens, taffetes, and other silke stuffs made theare as well as in China.
Silks, velvets, and damasks were also used, and Queen Mary had a "beautiful chintz bed."