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It’s a fabric composed of three layers: the lining, the padding and the cover.

The fabric uses the quilting, a form of stitch, to hold the padding on the place.

The quilting not only holds the padding, but it also forms a high level pattern, that embellishes the quilt.

Perhaps the quilting most know it’s the matelassé, shown above in a pink quilt and below in a Chanel bag:

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Bibliography: Callan, Georgina O’Hara; Enciclopédia da moda de 1840 à década de 90 / Georgina O’Hara Callan ; verbetes brasileiros Cynthia Garcia : tradução Glória Maria de Mello Carvalho, Maria Ignez França – São Paulo : Companhia das Letras, 2007.

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