a kind of padded quilting with the design, in high relief, outlined with single stitches: used as for upholstery and robes
Origin of trapuntoItalian ; from past participle of trapungere, to embroider ; from tra-, through (; from Classical Latin trans-, trans-) + pungere, to prick (; from L: see point
Quilting in which the design is outlined with two or more rows of running stitches and then padded from the underside to achieve a raised effect.
Origin of trapuntoItalian, from past participle of trapungere, to embroider : Latin trans-, trans- + Latin pungere, to prick; see peuk- in Indo-European roots.
- (sewing) A type of quilting producing a raised surface
From Italian trapunto