In the Forum Club, there is taffeta and lace, leather and gold.
Instinctively she sensed when taffeta was to be superseded by foulard.
The curtain, of taffeta, cut cross-wise, is not gathered in the seam.
In the same way, the Epeira puts the eiderdown quilting and the taffeta wrapper round a capsule that contains nothing.
And the knight, Sir Oliver Lollio, swore he would bestow a taffeta petticoat on thee, but to break his fast with thee.
The sitting figure shows a Morning Costume composed of taffeta and other light materials.
taffeta and silk, as well as fine parchment, were used for the mounts.
taffeta is one of the oldest weaves known, silk under this name having been in constant use since the fourteenth century.
The bands of the horses were of taffeta gilded and embroidered in gold.
The stuffs then known were velvet, satin (called samite), and taffeta,—all of which were stitched with gold or silver thread.
late 14c., from Old French taffetas (early 14c.), from Italian taffeta, ultimately from Persian taftah "silk or linen cloth," noun use of taftah, past participle of taftan "to shine," also "to twist, spin." Applied to different fabrics at different times (and cf. tapestry).