Metallic brocade fabrics feature shiny elegant designs on a smooth ground. The fabric uses metallic threads to create designs which add a unique style to the brocade. Designs are inspired by traditional paisley & floral drawings and church cross patterns. With metallic fibers that shimmer in the light, this brocade collection is a timeless luxury. Dating back to the Middle Ages, the brocade fabrics are a work of art used in many cultures including China, India, Greece, Italy, Japan, Korea and Byzantium.