What is velvet material made of?

Answer Velvet, a soft material typically used to make clothing, is made on a special loom from yarns, fibers, and blends such as silk and acetate. Velvet has been around since 2000 B.C., when it was made ... Read More »

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Who invented the material velvet?

The details of the invention of the material velvet have been lost in time. According to the Textile Arts website, what is agreed upon is that velvet was brought to Europe along the silk road by Ar... Read More »

Who made a dress out of green velvet curtains?

Vivien Leigh, who played Scarlett O'Hara, wore a green velvet dress in "Gone With The Wind" that she had made from the curtains in her home. She wore the dress to go visit Rhett Butler, who was in ... Read More »

Red Velvet Cake Made With Beets & Unsweetened Baking Chocolate?

Famous for its moist, sweet, red-colored cake topped with a contrasting creamy white frosting, Red Velvet cake was once featured as the signature cake of New York City's Waldorf-Astoria. The origin... Read More »

What material are dentures made of?

The artificial teeth in dentures are made from either porcelain or acrylic (hard plastic), while the pink mount is made of lightweight plastic with an embedded metal frame for reinforcement. Metals... Read More »