Appliqué

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Description

A decoration, usually on textiles, made by attaching cut designs to a base material. Appliqué patterns may be quilted or embroidered to a fabric's surface.

Synonyms and Related Terms

applique (sp)

Authority

  • Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles, Phyllis G.Tortora, Robert S. Merkel (eds.), Fairchild Publications, New York City, 7th edition, 1996
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998

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