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 trāns- trans- Latin pungere to prick ; see peuk- in Indo-European roots.
- (sewing) A type of quilting producing a raised surface
From Italian trapunto