Describes a surrounding and a support, which can be one or the other, or both.
1. Much needlework is worked on a square or rectangle of wood, whether it’s a large fixed frame for quilts and rugs or a small hand held embroidery frame or tambour. The frame holds the canvas or fabric straight and firmly in place for one person or more to work on the material.
3. A frame of wood or sometimes metal that will form the basis for a chair, sofa or screen that has been designed, made and especially prepared to take upholstery–layers of stuffing covered with a top fabric.
4. A jointed surround for a picture or tapestry.
5. A border of one fabric around another can be referred to as a frame, or a framed piece of work