There are also chiffon, tulle, lace, crepe, taffeta and leather.
Her off-the-shoulder gown, which she disliked intensely, was made of fifty yards of ivory silk taffeta .
The shapes are a lot more feminine, the fabrics - taffeta , silk and lace - are a lot more feminine, and there are more textures involved.
Nora couldn't help herself; she began to tear at the delicate fabric of the dress, bits and pieces of red taffeta and silk flying every which way.
Inventories of her furnishings from the 1660s and 1670s mention fabric curtains for mirrors, such as one of blue taffeta in her Stockholm residence.
Teaming a humble fabric such as felt or towelling with a more lavish material such as silk or taffeta is a technique she frequently uses.
Fabrics that hold their shape, such as taffeta and heavy silk, have also made a comeback.
He summoned his brother: ‘Get in a stock of taffeta and rope and you'll see one of the most astonishing sights in the whole world!’
I glance out of the window and through a late-afternoon haze look down on a sea that is the light blue of a blackbird's egg, its texture that of ruffled taffeta .
She wore an ‘ensemble of green taffeta fashioned with a loose fitting bodice and bouffant skirt,’ and her husband were a matching court outfit.