From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Design, Clothes & fashion
herringboneher‧ring‧bone /ˈherɪŋbəʊn $ -boʊn/ noun [uncountable] AVDDCa pattern consisting of a continuous line of V shapes, used in cloth etc
Examples from the Corpus
herringboneUnderneath was a moulded jetty, close-studding with a herringbone gable, carved flaming torches supporting an oriel window.Then a fountain-pen needle stitched up the lips of the wound in a neat blue herringbone pattern.There is a central herringbone brick pathway with flower beds on either side.Complete herringbone stitching at the lower part of side seams, above the mitres.It produces a slight herringbone effect on the face of the rug and a series of ridges along the back.