Paragraph 79. Velvet is perhaps the finest of the silk fabrics. It is so woven as to present a rather long pile which is so cut as to form a continuous smooth surface. It is used for trimmings and also for very fine gowns. It is frequently woven partly of cotton oilmen in the body. Most common width 18" to 42". Usual price per yard, $1.00 to $10.00.