Skeins of Arrasene silk thread. Skeins of Arrasene silk thread.

Arrasene is a silk or wool thread, often regarded as a form of chenille, which is used for embroidery, including Arrasene work. The name is derived from that of the northern French town of Arras (Dutch: Atrecht), which was an ancient textile centre.

Digital source of illustration (retrieved 23 January 2017).


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