Xorta ta’ drapp ħaxxun, tas-suf.
English: White woolen Cloth
English: Karakul pelts
Baize: a coarse woollen (or in cheaper variants cotton) cloth.
Type of linen.
Skond Erin Serracino-Inglott dan huwa: “drapp, imnikket bl-ilwien, ħafif u rqiq, li jiswa l-aktar għall-velijiet u xi lbiesi tan-nisa”
English: A thin and light drape used mostly for veils and certain women’s dresses.
Batiste: a balanced plain weave, a fine cloth made from cotton or linen such as cambric. Batiste was often used as a lining fabric for high-quality garments. Batiste is also used for handkerchiefs (cotton batiste) and lingerie (batiste de soie).
Type of loom woven fabric.
Made something out of felt, or look like felt.
Looks like / feels like felt
Old reddish-purple drape also known as porfir or porpra.
Valenciennes lace: a type of bobbin lace which originated in Valenciennes, in the Nord département of France, and flourished from about 1705 to 1780.
Bobbin lace: a lace textile made by braiding and twisting lengths of thread, which are wound on bobbins to manage them. As the work progresses, the weaving is held in place with pins set in a lace pillow, the placement of the pins usually determined by a pattern or pricking pinned on the pillow.
English: A form of lace, generally used to decorate a priest’s alb.
Blonde lace is a continuous bobbin lace from France that is made of silk. The term blonde refers to the natural color of the silk thread. Originally this lace was made with the natural-colored silk, and later in black.
Bombazine – type of fabric, drape.
A type of Maltese striped cloth.
Striped cloth usually white on a dark background.
Drape made from a mixture of cotton and silk.
Drape made from sedge plant, decorated with stripes of alternate colours.
Name of a part of the weaving loom.
Thick drape made from goat fur.