Velvets sentence example
It was here that velvets were first made about 1756, by Jeremiah Clarke, and muslins and cotton quiltings in 1763.
Its manufactures include silks, velvets, carpets, calico-printing, machinery and brickmaking.
Viersen is one of the chief seats in the lower Rhine country for the manufacture of velvets, silks (especially umbrella covers) and plush.
The duties on wool were raised, corresponding changes made on woollen goods, the duties on cottons, linens, some silks, and velvets considerably raised.
Italy, the early home of the silk trade in Europe, the land of the gorgeous velvets of Genoa and the damasks and brocades of medieval Sicily, Venice and Florence, now takes only a sixth place, the centre of greatest activity being at Como; but Genoa still makes velvets, and the brocades of Venice are not a thing of the past.Advertisement
The exports are olive oil, hemp, flax, rice, fruit, wine, hats, cheese, steel, velvets, gloves, flour, paper, soap and marble, while the main imports are coal, cotton, grain, machinery, &c. Genoa has a large emigrant traffic with America, and a large general passenger steamer traffic both for America and for the East.
It was founded in the 14th century by Genoese merchant adventurers, who established a bank, and a trade in silks and velvets.
To him the city owed her trade in cloths and velvets, from which so much wealth accrued to her 1 Fidelis Expositio Errorum Serveti, sub init.
Discreet seating areas are created with curved upholstered banquettes in ochre Lelievre fabric, covered with Andrew Martin silk velvets.
In the closets he discovered many fancy costumes of rich velvets and brocades, and one of the attendants told him to dress himself in any of the clothes that pleased him and to be prepared to dine with the Princess and Dorothy in an hour's time.Advertisement
Tuscan fabrics seen on upholstery, bedding, and window treatments include texture-rich linens, lush damasks or brocades, and luxurious velvets or silks.
These varied patterns include exotic prints with rich, zesty colors along with soft chenilles and velvets.
Don't forget to use velvets and leathers with dark wood accents in your furniture.
Tapestry print fabrics and velvets can add to the theatrical atmosphere when used on upholstery.
Look for deals on velvets and brocades, and use these fabrics to create dramatic accents and draperies.Advertisement
Chippendale style is more elaborate than Queen Anne, with a greater use of carving, the addition of fretwork, and rich upholstery in brocades, velvets and damasks.
Choose soft velvets or chenille fabrics and embellish with laces, beads and charms.
You can make it a snug getaway with nubby pillows and a fluffy comforter, a decadent indulgence with satins and velvets, or a masculine man-cave with homespun fabrics, plaids and lots of wood.
In between the two extremes are Mattes, Satins, Velvets and Frosts.
Texture plays an important part in fall 2010 weddings, so don't forget to take into account the gorgeous laces, velvets, and satins you can choose when you're deciding on the perfect colors.Advertisement
Fabrics such as silks, satins, and velvets will require special care such as dry cleaning.
Several times a year, particularly for the Christmas season, Janie and Jack will put out a variety of ornamental dresses in silks, velvets and elaborate materials.
In fact, since the holidays pop up around the autumn winter transition, thicker materials such as velvets and rich satins are popular for infant holiday dresses.
Rich velvets and high quality silk, smocked bodices and capped sleeves are popular with this designer.
Supple leathers in an array of colors, richly textured velvets and elegant ribbons of satin or grosgrain are beautifully adorned and decorated.Advertisement
Costumes should be made of silks and velvets, in dark, rich colors.
We are offering groups in plush and supple velvets lavishly trimmed in rhinestones, gorgeous silks and laces, elegant two-tone lace and charmeuse, sexy Venice and stretch mesh pieces plus a complete line of adorable Christmas pieces.
You can go for gleaming metallics that dance in any light, or textured velvets that offer just a hint of shine under moonlight or candlelight.