Damask refers to a patterned fabric that is constructed by weaving the pattern into the cloth on a jacquard loom, with a single warp yarn and a single weft yarn. The pattern is satin-woven, while the background is sateen-woven in typically the same color. This combination of lustrous and matte surfaces results in a tone-on-tone effect. Durable, heavyweight, and reversible, the construction is usually flatter than brocade and frequently used in draperies, table linens, upholstery, and wallcoverings.

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