Definition of Armure
Fibre: Cotton, silk, wool, rayon, synthetics, and blends.
Weave: Plain, twill, or rib, background often has a small design either jacquard or dobby made with warp floats on surface giving a raised effect.
Characteristics: Design is often in two colours and raised. The name was derived from original fabric which was woven with a small interlaced design of chain armour and used for military equipment during the Crusades.
Uses: Elegant evening gowns, draperies, or upholstery.
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