- n. A double cloth fabric that is composed of two separate fabic layer, A thick double cloth or compound woven fabric with a characteristic quilted or puckered appearance on the face side. In-between the two fabric layers, very thick weft yams. usually soft cotton, are inserted as wadding picks. These are not visible on either side of the fabric, but they accentuate the quilted effect. The fabric layers are held together by the figuring threads, which form the figures or pattern on the face of the fabric.
- Wilson, Janet. Classic and Modern Fabrics: The Complete Illustrated Sourcebook. London: Thames & Hudson Ltd, 2010; Burnham, Dorothy. Warp and Weft. A Textile Terminology. Royal Ontario Museum, 1980
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