Velvet is a type of woven tufted fabric in which the cut threads are evenly distributed, with a short dense pile, giving it a distinctive feel. By extension, the word velvety means "smooth like velvet." Velvet can be made from either synthetic or natural fibers.
Intro Construction & composition History Entry from Encyclop\u00e6dia Britannica Eleventh Edition (1911) Types Fibres See also References
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