Velvet definition


Velvet, also known as Zhangrong, originated in Zhangzho […]

Velvet, also known as Zhangrong, originated in Zhangzhou, Fujian Province, China, and uses a warp to form a loop or pile on the surface of the fabric. It has been produced in large quantities in the Ming Dynasty and is one of the traditional Chinese fabrics.
There are two types of flower velvet and plain velvet. The flower velvet is to cut part of the pile loops into piles according to the pattern, and the piles and the piles form a pattern. The surface of the plain velvet is all piles. Velvet fluffs or loops stand tightly and have the characteristics of luster, abrasion resistance and non-fading, and can be used for clothing, bedding and other fabrics.