Definitions for "Matelass"
A pattern is woven into the fabric, giving it something of a quilted appearance.
thick, double fabric with a quilted-like top texture and raised patterns
A cotton jacquard fabric. The term refers to the type of weave. It is a triple-woven fabric. This weaving process creates the signature raised pattern/appearance.
(Pronounced "matt-la-say".) Literally means "padded" in French. The tracery of the stitching defines the pattern.