Work any Berlin wool work pattern in the common cross stitch over the ribs of the piqué.
The "dress" waistcoat can also be of white duck or piqué, in which case it is double-breasted.
Doubly difficult if one were perched upon a sharp-angled cube, and one's piqué skirt was stiffly starched.
Those of grey jade are often piqué with gold, others, of ivory, being inlaid with jewels.
In the bazaar I bought white material, something like piqué.
piqué is a heavy cotton material woven in corded or figured effects.