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English to Spanish translations [PRO] Textiles / Clothing / Fashion
English term or phrase:knit velour
VELOUR: A cotton, wool or rayon fiber. Characterized by uneven lengths (usually tow), which gives it a rough look. The two lengths create light and shaded areas on the surface. This type of velour was invented and made in Lyons, France in 1844. Velours is the French term for velvet. Used in hats, dressing gowns, dresses and upholstery. Now commonly sold as knit velour.
Explanation: También "veludillo" y "velludillo" (del Diccionario textil panamericano, de Rodríguez Ontiveros) y "duvetina" (tela suave bien tundida, con el pelo acostado en un sentido) (del Diccionario de la moda, confección e industrias textiles, de Zeldis).