Heavy fabric, mainly silk, woven in large patterns, that appear to be embossed. Brocatelle is a term used in furniture to refer to a type of fabric that is characterized by its elaborate and raised woven patterns. It often features a repetitive design, typically geometric or floral, with a textured and three-dimensional appearance. Brocatelle fabrics are typically made using silk or a combination of silk and wool, giving them a luxurious and elegant look. They have been used in upholstery, curtains, and other decorative elements in furniture for centuries.