Meaning of passement in English:

passement

(also passament, pasment)

Pronunciation /ˈpɑːs(ə)mənt/ /ˈpas(ə)mənt/

noun

historical Scottish
  • A strip of braiding, usually made with gold or silver wire or with silk, used as decorative trimming in interior design and fashion; usually in plural. Also: such strips collectively, as a material; passementerie; = "lace".

Origin

Mid 16th century. From Middle French passement from passer + -ment.