Brussels carpet


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Brussels carpet

n.
A machine-made carpet consisting of small, colored woolen loops that form a heavy, patterned pile.

Brussels carpet

n
(Textiles) a worsted carpet with a heavy pile formed by uncut loops of wool on a linen warp

Brus′sels car′pet


n.
a carpet with a design formed by pile loops of colored wool or yarns.
Compare tapestry carpet.
[1790–1800]
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Noun1.Brussels carpet - a carpet with a strong linen warp and a heavy pile of colored woolen yarns drawn up in uncut loops to form a pattern
carpet, carpeting, rug - floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric (usually with nap or pile)
References in classic literature ?
Still, though Tiare was old and fat, on occasion we rolled back the Brussels carpet, brought in the maids and one or two friends of Tiare's, and danced, though now to the wheezy music of a gramaphone.
Worthington furniture, Brussels carpet, new draperies, floor
VISUALS -- Highlights of the restored 7,200-square-foot mansion include brightly colored, handmade wall coverings, original Worthington furniture, Brussels carpet, new draperies, floor cloths and bed coverings.