Damask is a piece of figured fabric that with two rights sides. This reversible fabric can be made of wool, silk, cotton, linen or synthetic fibre. The design of this special fabric is formed through weaving. Aside from fabrics, damask patterns are also used for designing wallpapers. The versatility of this pattern is one reason why it has become popular. Another reason is that the abstract patterns are definitely eye-catching and unique.
Damask fabrics are used for different applications like for curtains, table linens, bedsheet, furniture upholstery, and also for clothing. In Victorian times, women were known to don beautiful and bold-colored damask patterned gowns.Usually, damask is used for high quality garments; those with expensive look and usually with expensive price tags, as well. One good example a the tight-fitting and high necked Chinese dress.
There are also affordable apparels with damask designs like t-shirts, cotton tops and leggings. Damask is also used for accessories like neck ties.
Damask wallpapers provide character to the room. The most effective wallpaper patterns are those with light colored backgrounds.
There are several damask patterns being used today. These include; floral damask, vintage damasks, candy damask, damasko, fruit damask, striped damask, and square-patterned damask.