herringbone : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a twilled fabric with a herringbone pattern
- n a pattern of columns of short parallel lines with all the lines in one column sloping one way and lines in adjacent columns sloping the other way; it is used in weaving, masonry, parquetry, embroidery
- Neatly clad in a brown herringbone suit, a spare, tight-lipped little man walked into a room in the Department of Agriculture one day last month, obligingly posed for cameramen.
- In 1888, an eccentric but zealous horticulturist named Nicholas Henry Ridley cut herringbone-shaped channels into the bark of several rubber trees grown from seedlings sent from .
- Pressed and proper in a tie and herringbone jacket, despite more than a week of living in a crumbling warehouse, Chalabi told the American proconsul the looting must be stopped .
News & Articles
- CurbedWire: Manhattan's $35M Sale; Guest Editors at House Beautiful
Photo via Curbed NY NYC—The Ellen Biddle Shipman house, a huge, elegant, century-old mansion on Manhattan's East Side, has sold for $35M, according to the New York Observer. The 20-foot-wide townhouse has New York's best herringbone floors and New York's...
June 20, 2013 - Curbed
- They're out of their grinds!
Portlandia preciousness: Stumptown **** The brew: The Oregon-based coffee spot just opened its second location in Manhattan (30 W. Eighth St.), a 1,600-square-foot, artfully lit stunner featuring walnut herringbone floors and a custom-built, wood-paneled La Marzocco espresso machine to match. There’s also a stand-alone brew bar where you can...
June 19, 2013 - New York Post
- BD Wong in Register News
The dad's philosophy is that the boy is going to start playing a role to help the family survive in hard times,Mr. Wong says. "They go to a men's store and the tailor suggests the fabric herringbone. There'sa song about the suit, about...