Getting To Know Modern Tapestries With A Taste Of The Past

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For thousands of years tapestries and wall hangings have been remaining as one of the most respected forms of art enriched by contributions of textile art forms from artists of almost every culture. Of late interest in tapestries and wall hangings have risen greatly and therefore quite often people search for traditional options available for […]


A Significant Account Of Tapestries

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Countries like England encouraged the establishment of tapestry factories in different areas. Few of these countries have produced some of the finest tapestries, which have survived for long periods establishing their mastery in the world of tapestries. One may assume that tapestry has been woven in England since early days; a Royal decree of 1364 […]


Hanging Tapestries The Right Way To Do It

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In contrast to a framed print, each tapestry is made on the loom separately and it is because they are made individually that there may be differences in the weave, hanging undulations and moreover, they may not be square in shape. Several of the concluding jobs are done by people, who specialize in tapestry, on […]


Making Use Of Tapestries In Ancient Times

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Usually large sizes looms have been used to weave tapestries on. Various types of threads have been used to make laces like gold, silk and silver threads weaving various pictures of subjects including those of the peasant scenes after Teniers, Biblical history, mythology, etc. Tapestries have been used as wall hangings but unlike needlework, it […]


Tapestries For Wall Art

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Usually large size looms have been used to weave tapestries on. Several types of threads have been used to make laces like gold, silk and silver threads weaving numerous pictures of subjects as well as those of the peasant scenes after Teniers, Biblical history, mythology, etc. Tapestries have been used as wall hangings yet unlike […]


Ancient Tapestries

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For the most part large size looms have been used to weave tapestries on. A good amount of types of threads have been used to create laces like gold, silk and silver threads weaving different pictures of subjects plus those of the peasant scenes after Teniers, Biblical history, mythology, etc. Tapestries have been used as […]


Tapestries For Tapestry Bedding

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The term tapestry refers to a kind of textile art that is made on a weaving loom by those skilled persons who have the talent to do so. The term bedding, on the other hand, refers to the fabrics that are placed on top of the mattress of the bed so that it can give […]


Ancient Uses Of Tapestries

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Generally large size looms have been used to weave tapestries on. Many types of threads have been used to produce laces like gold, silk and silver threads weaving several pictures of subjects together with those of the peasant scenes after Teniers, Biblical history, mythology, etc. Tapestries have been used as wall hangings but unlike needlework, […]


Tapestry Start To Finish

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The American Heritage dictionary defines a tapestry as “a heavy cloth woven with rich, often varicolored designs or scenes, usually hung on walls for decoration and sometimes used to cover furniture”. Another statement, from a craft book, is that a Tapestry is Art in a Plain Weave. Occasionally, nowadays, one hears people refer to a […]