American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A narrow flat braid in a herringbone pattern, used for trimming and embroidery.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A very narrow fiat braid, made of wool, cotton, silk, or tinsel, and sewed upon fabrics as a decoration, usually in fanciful designs.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A kind of narrow braid, usually of silk; -- also known as
- n. a narrow braid used as a decorative trimming
- French, from Hungarian sujtás. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The coat, estimated to be from the early 1900s and possibly more than 100 years old, was exquisitely crafted of sapphire blue velvet with what looked to be soutache embroidery in a swirling pattern of fern leaves.”
“I like the soutache-looped causality and microscule hamster-annotations so much better than Ben Trafford.”
“Then, I'd sew some bright red soutache around the neck, front and back.”
“Recently, at the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Academy Awards, on her E! television broadcast and afterward at the gala parties, Joan sparkled in a bright gold soutache embroidered gown, studded with diamanté all over.”
“In terms of seaming, she specialized in ruching, buttonholes, and soutache work.”
“Elizabeth had already divested herself of hat, coat, and jacket, and Marina found herself eyeing the fashionable emerald trumpet skirt with its trimming of black soutache braid and the cream silk shirtwaist with its softening fall of Venice lace with a pang of envy.”
“The apprehension was replaced by relief, as Marina watched the woman mentally removing soutache and lace, pin tucks and ribbon.”
“She had indeed looked quite unlike herself with her thick brown hair piled in glossy curls, a few dangling here and there, her smart hat and blue velvet cape to match with its black soutache braided and beaded trim.”
“Indeed, I devoted the sole article the Yankees let fall from my two workboxes - a bunch of soutache - to the work.”
“For a popular-price line, Mawruss, them new capes has got enough buttons and soutache on to 'em to sell for twenty dollars already instead of twelve-fifty.”
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