Upholster vs Moquette - What's the difference?

upholster | moquette |


As a verb upholster

is to fit padding, stuffing, springs, webbing and fabric covering to furniture.

As a noun moquette is

a kind of fabric with a thick pile used for carpeting or to upholster seating etc; also an article covered in such material.

upholster

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • To fit padding, stuffing, springs, webbing and fabric covering to furniture.
  • Derived terms

    * reupholster * upholsterer * upholstering * upholstery

    moquette

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A kind of fabric with a thick pile used for carpeting or to upholster seating etc.; also an article covered in such material.
  • * 1974 , (Lawrence Durrell), Monsieur , Faber & Faber 1992, p. 178:
  • A winter of walking about in the rain down snowlit streets; overheated hotel-rooms with the smell of furry moquette [...].
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