What is the meaning of the furniture term Dogtooth?

Ornamental detail, in the form of repeated cones, like pyramidal dentils. In the context of furniture, the term dogtooth refers to a specific pattern commonly used in upholstery and fabric design. The dogtooth pattern is characterized by a series of small, interlocking, and jagged-shaped motifs that resemble the teeth of a dog, hence the name. These motifs are usually contrasting in color to the background fabric and create a geometric and repetitive pattern. The dogtooth pattern can be found on various furniture pieces like sofas, chairs, cushions, or curtains, adding a touch of visual interest and texture to the overall design.
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