Matelassé (French: [matlase]) is a weaving or stitching technique yielding a pattern that appears quilted or padded. Matelassé may be achieved by hand, on a jacquard loom, or a quilting machine. It is meant to mimic the style of hand-stitched quilts made in Marseilles, France. It is a heavy, thick textile that appears to be padded, but actually has no padding within the fabric.
- Sally Painter. "Matelasse Bedspreads". Love to Know. Retrieved 10 March 2012.
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