What is the meaning of the furniture term Brocade?

Originally in gold or silver, textile woven with a pattern of raised figures, resembling embroidery. Brocade is a term used to describe a type of fabric that is characterized by its rich and intricately woven patterns. It is typically made from silk or silk blended with other fibers, and often features raised designs that are woven into the fabric using different colors and textures. Brocade fabric is commonly used in upholstery and drapery, and is associated with luxurious and decorative furniture styles.
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