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Synonyms for tapestry

something that resembles a tapestry in its complex pictorial designs

a heavy textile with a woven design


a wall hanging of heavy handwoven fabric with pictorial designs


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People can learn about the tapestries of the Battle of Pinkie, Mount Felix and Stanford among others.
But it was the tapestries of the medieval and Renaissance periods that Burrell prized most highly.
"So if we could bring the world famous Bayeux Tapestry here, it would be a great attraction during 2021 for visitors from around the country - and indeed around the world - to come to the city and enjoy all of our tapestries.
The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art will host a two-day symposium, "Baroque Tapestry and the Rome of the Barberini," related to the museum's current exhibit "The Barberini Tapestries: Woven Monuments of Baroque Rome."
Synopsis: "Tapestries of Life's Poetries" is an impressive compendium of poetry by the late Anthony Urzia who puts words and phrases onto paper the way a Renaissance artist put paint onto canvas.
Issued in concordance with the Getty Center's Woven Gold: Tapestries of Louis XIV Exhibit, "Therese Makes a Tapestry" is a fascinating fictional juvenile biography of a young girl who is a gifted weaver of a secret tapestry she creates as a gift for her father.
College tapestries come in a variety of styles, sizes, and colors.
ART lovers in Sunderland will have a last chance to see tapestries created by Turner Prize winning artist Grayson Perry before they are sent on a nationwide tour.
The invention of glory; Afonso V and the Pastrana Tapestries.
Threads of Gold: Renaissance Tapestries from the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
HAND-made tapestries showing off iconic images of Liverpool have gone on display at the Walker Art Gallery.
The recreation of the Armada Tapestries, now on display in the House of Lords, could hardly be more timely, in a number of different ways.
FOUR tapestries designed by Raphael for the Sistine Chapel will go on display in the UK for the first time, to coincide with the Pope's visit.
LOCATED JUST OUTSIDE GHENT in Belgium, oil painting's Northern Renaissance site of origin and, coincidentally, one of the prime centers of modern machine-made carpet production, there is a place called Flanders Tapestries that specializes in weaving jacquard tapestries from photographs: scanning ambitious photographs by contemporary artists and creating digital files that guide the weaving of large modern wall hangings that are then exhibited as artworks in galleries or museums, rather as medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque tapestries used to adorn palace walls, combining the function of high-ambition pictorial representation with that of the decorative warming of large, cold interiors.
The visually stunning show and marvelous accompanying catalogue reveal why tapestries, rather than paintings, were the favorite (and most expensive) pictorial medium for the elite during the late fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.