Definitions for "Matelassé"
Ornamented by means of an imitation or suggestion of quilting, the surface being marked by depressed lines which form squares or lozenges in relief; as, matelassé silks.
A quilted ornamented dress fabric of silk or silk and wool.
Soft, double cloth or compound fabric with a quilted surface. Often, heavier constructions are made on a Jacquard loom and used for coverlets.