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What is the etymology of the intermediate filament , Vimentin?

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According to this paper:

From the Latin word vimentum, used to describe arrays of flexible rods,both ordered ones (e.g.,latices,filigres,and wicker-work) and non-ordered ones (e.g.,brushwood).

Vimentin:

Vimentin

Filigree art:

Filigree art

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