matelassé
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(pronounced mah(t)-lah-SAY)

French for “cushioned”, this medium to heavyweight type of fabric appears quilted, puckered or blistered depending on the exact construction of the cloth. A double cloth or compound fabric made of cotton, wool or other fibers, matelassé is commonly used for upholstery, pillows, draperies, bedspreads, coverlets, and shower curtain covers.

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