Velvet is a fabric with a short, thick-set pile of silk, cotton, or other fiber on a back that is closely woven and of the same or different fibers.
Velvet fabric having a soft, thick, short pile, usually of silk, Velvet can be made from several different kinds of fibers, traditionally, the most expensive of which is silk. Velvet made entirely from silk has market prices of several hundred US dollars per yard. Cotton can also be used, though this often results in a slightly less luxurious fabric. Velvet can also be made from fibers such as linen, mohair, and wool.
Now a day’s many kinds of fabrics are combined with velvet fabrics to design new fabrics properties and these fabrics are used to design garments and carpet. There is big collection of type of velvet fabrics. The properties of velvet fabrics depend on type of fabrics used.