The correct answer is fabric.


A. lady's fan B. fabric C. carnival mask D. portrait for a locket

The correct answer is (B) A fabric of silk, cotton or linen, brought from Damascus and woven with a pattern on either side. A reversible colored fabric of linen, silk, cotton, or wool, with designs woven into it. An old type of figured fabric from Damascus used particularly for table linen, curtains, etc.

Middle English damaske, Latin damascus, after the city in Syria named Damascus, where fabrics were made first.

Examples of use:

  • She purchased several yards of a damask.
  • The damask was a rich cotton fabric in an interesting and colorful pattern.

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