This section is from the "A Complete Dictionary of Dry Goods" book, by George S. Cole. Also available from Amazon: A complete dictionary of dry goods and history of silk, cotton, linen, wool and other fibrous substances,: Including a full explanation of the modern processes ... together with various useful tables.
Quilting. A cover or lining made by stitching together two thicknesses of a fabric (usually silk or satin), with cotton wadding between them. Usually one yard in width and used for cloak lining and the making of small coverlets. The fabric known as pique is sometimes called French quilting.