A design made by stitching pieces of colored fabric onto a larger piece of cloth. Appliqu? is used for wall hangings and as decoration on clothing, quilts and pillows.(pr. APP-lə-KAY)Example of appliqu?: Sarah Furman Warner Williams (American, New York, NY), Appliqu?d Coverlet, c. 1800, linen, cotton, and silk, 103 1/4 x 90 1/2 inches (262.3 cm x 229.9 cm), Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY.Also see costume, folk art, pattern, and textile.