brocatelle


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brocatelle

[¦bräk·ə¦tel]
(textiles)
A heavy cross-ribbed fabric that resembles brocade but has jacquard figures in high relief.
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Both Brocatelle and Zibilene are out of the Habitat mare Brocade, who made her name first as winner of the Group 1 Prix de la Foret and later as the dam of Barathea.
The family was to reach such heights of demand that two more of Brocade's offspring, Brocatelle and Zibilene, fetched 1.
The records in both categories are now well into seven figures, though the holders of them - Dance Design and Brocatelle - are rather less distinguished than the pair who caused a sensation in 1954.
Two more of her offspring, Brocatelle and Zibilene, fetched 1.
Leigh, who owns Gossamer, sold Zibilene's maiden half-sister Brocatelle for 1.
Two other daughters were Listed-placed, and such was the heightened status of the family by 2000 that Brocatelle, her unsuccessful daughter by Green Desert, realised 1,700,000gns at the December Sales.
Chairman Nigel Elwes paid special tribute to Leigh, who hit the heights at the December Sales when his mare Brocatelle sold for 1.
7 million gns deal over plating-class maiden Brocatelle in December.
Like Barathea's half-sister Brocatelle, who realised 1.
4 million guineas Sadler's Wells yearling at the Houghton Sale and Brocatelle realising 1.
The December Sales were record-breakers themselves, most notably with Brocatelle becoming the most expensive mare sold in Europe on Wednesday when realising 1.