The interior contains tapestry of the 16th century and other works of art.
In the interior there is some valuable tapestry of the 15th century, and other works of art.
Lanore, and the authority of the tapestry was vindicated.
Loom-weaving in its simplest form began with the Chilkats of Alaska, who hung the warp over a long pole, and wrought mythological figures into their gorgeous blankets by a process resembling tapestry work.
The maroon tapestry mirrored highlights in the rich hardwood floor.
The Riddersal, a spacious room, is covered with tapestry representing the various battles of Christian V., and has at one end a' massive silver throne.
Fowke, The Bayeux Tapestry (London, 1898).
BAYEUX TAPESTRY This venerable relic consists of a band of linen, 231 ft.
On the occasion of his marriage with Catherine of Aragon the city was gorgeously ornamented with rich silks and tapestry, and Goldsmiths' Row (Cheapside) and part of Cornhill were hung with golden brocades.
Round, "The Bayeux Tapestry," in Monthly Review, xvii.
The city manufactures silk, leather, tapestry, woollens, linen and cotton, and has an active general trade.
Admiral Sallandrouze de Lamornaix (1840-1902) belonged to a family of tapestry manufacturers established at Aubusson since the beginning of the 19th century.
Fowke, The Bayeux Tapestry (ed.
For the tapestry manufacture formerly flourishing at Arras see Tapestry.
Stothard in 1818, published in the sixth volume of Vetusta Monumenta; but in1871-1872the "tapestry" was photographed for the English education authorities by E.
It contains some fine tapestry and portraits, and the Lee Pennyfamiliar to readers of Sir Walter Scott's Talisman-which was brought from Palestine in the 14th century by the Crusading knight, Sir Simon Lockhart.
Marignan questioned, on archaeological grounds, the date assigned to the tapestry, as the Abbe de la Rue had questioned it ninety years before; but his arguments were refuted by Gaston Paris and M.
The town-hall contains the municipal library, collec tions of tapestry, portraits and antiquities, and valuable archives relating to the town and province.
New industries are those of tapestry, brocades, imitation of ancient stuffs, cloth of silver and gold, and Venetian laces.
The streets were hung with rich cloths of silk arras and tapestry; the aldermen and principal men of the city threw out of their windows handsful of gold and silver, to signify their gladness at the king's return; and the conduits ran with wine, both white and red.
Wallace, "have I seen such gorges, chasms and precipices as abound in the district of Maros" (in the southern peninsula); "in many parts there are vertical or even overhanging precipices five or six hundred feet high, yet completely clothed with a tapestry of vegetation."
The earliest suggestion that horses were used in agriculture is derived from a piece of the Bayeux tapestry, where a horse is represented as drawing a harrow.
The industry of Beauvais comprises, besides the state manufacture of tapestry, which dates from 1664, the manufacture of various kinds of cotton and woollen goods, brushes, toys, boots and shoes, and bricks and tiles.
It imports general merchandise and manufactures, and exports phosphates, iron, zinc, barley, sheep, wool, cork, esparto, &c. There are manufactories of native garments, tapestry and leather.
vi.; Gentleman's Magazine, 1837; Bolton Corney, Researches and Conjectures on the Bayeux Tapestry (1836-1838); A.
It appears also in the Bayeux Tapestry, and it is the only word used when any legal distinction had to be drawn between classes of men in the English kingdom.
silk-weaving, printing, tapestry, &c. Sully at least provided renascent manufacture with the roads necessary for communication and planted them with trees.
When his business was enlarged in 1881 by the establishment of a tapestry industry at Merton, in Surrey, Morris found yet another means for expressing the medievalism that inspired all his work, whether on paper or at the loom.
The House of Lords contains tapestry dating from 1733, and remains in its original condition, but the octagonal House of Commons was demolished by the bank directors, and replaced with a cash-office.
The chief treasures of the church are its rich stained glass (12th, 13th and 15th centuries) and valuable tapestry (14th to 18th centuries).
The Bayeux tapestry affords, however, valuable contemporary evidence, and there are some facts related by eye-witnesses in the works of William of Poitiers and William of Jumiges.
Tapestry, as it is employed in Europe, was not thought of, nor indeed could the small hand-looms of the period be easily adapted to such work.
In 1813 he was appointed professor of chemistry at the Lycee Charlemagne, and subsequently undertook the directorship of the Gobelins tapestry works, where he carried out his researches on colour contrasts (De la loi du contraste simultane des couleurs, 1839).
Among the gifts sent by Menezes was a piece of tapestry representing the marriage of Catherine of Aragon to Arthur, prince of Wales.
All this while, the minor arts of enamelling, miniature, glass-painting, goldsmith's work, jewellery, engraving, tapestry, wood-carving, pottery, &c., were cultivated with a spontaneity and freedom which proved that France, in the middle point between Flanders and Italy, was able to use both influences without a sacrifice of native taste.
The town-hall, built by Pieter Post and completed in 1683, contains some interesting pictures and tapestry.
From the early part of the 17th century until after the civil wars Mortlake was celebrated for a manufacture of tapestry.
Axminster was long celebrated for the admirable quality of its carpets, which were woven by hand, like tapestry.
amid walls wonderfully draped with stalactitic tapestry.
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Hand woven tapestry bags came into fashion in the early 1800s.
Nature's Tapestry also offers a core machine with a single motor.
Arnold, London, 1879); and his prowess is depicted on the Bayeux tapestry.
We sat waiting for the bride in a room painted in a cool shade of blue with tapestry wall hangings on each wall.
interweaveander through the garden gates a rich tapestry of plants and color unfolds interwoven with the history of the Tremayne family.
Do you know any good publicists in Wales that would love to work on a rich tapestry of happenings?
Discover a full-scale replica of the Bayeux Tapestry or a reconstruction of an Iron Age House.
rich tapestry of the Vatican.
tapestry of color in the cottage garden style.
tapestry of sounds - with some blinding guitar work - supports the strong vocals... this is a really great composition.
tapestry of overlapping stories.
Man weaves a mythical tapestry of nature's moods.
Instead, invest in large cushions in embroidered, tapestry or faux fur and suede for ultimate luxury.
The sofas in the drawing room are covered in a specially commissioned tapestry.
This area is being given new life - the emphasis is still on creating a tapestry of color in the cottage garden style.
A view of the Gobelin tapestry of ' Joseph and His Brothers ', which hangs on the west wall.
Retreat tapestry Limited edition tapestry kits from the highlands of Scotland.
The rich tapestry on offer is here clearly revealed.
The rood screen is also 14th century and a colorful tapestry hangs on the west wall.
tapestry wall hangings on each wall.
tapestry cartoons by Penni, a student of Raphael.
We have recently acquired new stocks of all different types of rug canvas for all your needlepoint, tapestry and rug canvas for all your needlepoint, tapestry and rugmaking needs.
N 6 is the tapestry number in the series of 9, including the tapestry portrait of Queen Victoria.
weaves a mythical tapestry of nature's moods.
weavee he tells the story of the top ten that are woven into the tapestry of his life.
The cartoons were sent to the Brussels workshop of tapestry weaver Pieter van Aelst in early 1517.
The preference for fine white linen, quite in keeping with the exaggerated Egyptian ideas of cleanliness, brought the art of spinning and weaving to a singularly high level; in embroidery, as in tapestry, however, it is probable that western Asia more than held its own (see figs.
Pluquet, in his Essai historique sur la vale de Bayeux (Caen, 1829), was the first to reject this belief, and to connect it with the Conqueror's half-brother Odo, bishop of Bayeux, and this view, which is now accepted, is confirmed by the fact that three of the bishop's followers mentioned in Domesday Book are among the very few named figures on the tapestry.
In house decoration of all kinds - furniture, wall-papers and hangings (which he preferred to paper), carpet-weaving, and the painting of glass and tiles, needlework, tapestry - he formed a school which was dominated by his protest against commercialism and his assertion of the necessity for natural decoration and pure colour, produced by hand work and inspired by a passion for beauty irrespective of cheapness or quickness of manufacture (see Arts And Crafts).
The museum contains the celebrated Bayeux tapestry (see below).
The author himself had become part of the rich tapestry of the Vatican.
We have recently acquired new stocks of all different types of rug canvas for all your needlepoint, tapestry and rugmaking needs.
Can be used in place of tapestry roller frames, stretcher bars or wooden hoops.
Acting as a bedcover is a Mortlake tapestry sumpter cloth, which was woven for Ralph Montagu 's ambassadorial processions to Versailles.
A rich tapestry of sounds - with some blinding guitar work - supports the strong vocals... this is a really great composition.
I remember your darkly woven poetry; your saturated tapestry of overlapping stories.
Man weaves a mythical tapestry of nature 's moods.
A view of the Gobelin Tapestry of ' Joseph and His Brothers ', which hangs on the west wall.
Commonly known as Tapestry, embroidery on tapestry canvas is also known as Canvas Work or, in the USA, as Needlepoint.
Retreat Tapestry Limited edition tapestry kits from the highlands of Scotland.
The grass outfields are a rich tapestry of mainly Red Clover, Trifolium pratense.
Here he tells the story of the top ten that are woven into the tapestry of his life.
The Billiards Room - game room with two 1920's pool tables and a circa 1500 Gothic mille fleurs tapestry.
Or you might find a Gothic, European-style tapestry on the wall near a modern looking sculpture.
Dress up dining tables or breakfast nooks with place mats or table runners made from woven straw or decorative old world fabrics like chenille or tapestry.
Tapestries-Hanging a beautiful Christian tapestry across a prominent wall is a lovely way to display art.
Hang tapestry and stained glass on opposite walls to complete the effect.
Beautiful rugs can be hung like a tapestry as well.
Touch of Class offers affordable tapestry wall hangings in many themes including Old World.
Other top tapestry websites for medieval-friendly style include Tapestries & Tassels and Home Decorators.
Some pillows feature elaborate needlework designs including tapestry, needlepoint, cross stitch, or embroidery.
Tapestry print fabrics and velvets can add to the theatrical atmosphere when used on upholstery.
Common upholstery fabrics include suede, canvas duck, jacquard, leather, velvet, tapestry and chenille.
Use heavy weight fabric like denim, heavy-weight canvas, chenille, Matelasse, sailcloth or tapestry to cover furniture.
How about hanging a holiday themed tapestry on the door?
A large tapestry behind the bed or large framed wall art makes a nice centerpiece for the wall.
A zebra rug not only makes an attractive floor covering on a hardwood or tile floor, but it can also make an eye-catching tapestry for a wall.
If you put a zebra rug in the same room with a zebra wall tapestry, the zebra print would be overwhelming.
A wall tapestry is a heavily woven cloth used primarily as a wall decoration or wall art.
Like any wall art, placement and size can help determine whether or not a wall tapestry will fit on a wall or in a space.
To make sure that you are hanging the tapestry in a way that highlights the space, rather than clutters it, consider using one in any of these areas.
If you like the idea of adding some texture and movement to your wall art and are considering using a tapestry in place of a painting, make sure you choose a tapestry that fits with the rest of your décor.
Look for complementary prints to other wall art you may already have to tie in your tapestry to the rest of the space.
Bring different colors or designs together in one tapestry to make a focal point in the room.
If you repeatedly use blues and browns in a room and have photographs of birds, combine these into one cohesive theme by using a tapestry of blue birds silhouetted on a brown background.
No matter what type of home you have, a wall tapestry is a great way to liven up the design.
I added a bit of Cover Girl's Tapestry Taupe shadow in the crease and outer "vee."
If you're looking for a more exotic option, have your favorite photo stitched into a tapestry throw or etched into a crystal paperweight.
The mere anticipation of an engagement brings images of wedding bells to mind, and few icons of matrimonial ceremonies have such a rich tapestry of history and sentimental appeal.
If you have a large bathroom, a wall tapestry showing an exotic animal might go well.
For example, in one online review, a contributor named Olivia offers information about booking a cruise on the Avalon Tapestry and sailing the Danube for a romantic evening with other lesbians.
Whereas a woman's piece of jewelry may use multiple gems to create a sparkling tapestry, men's jewelry is much more likely to use a single gem as an accent rather than as a focal point.
This Jacquard tapestry bustier will look perfect for an evening out paired with elegant black silk pants or long silk skirt.
So the Revealing Zipper Satin Corset features slimming boning; the Butterfly Goddess Tapestry corset has supportive boning and the Starlet Glamour Strapless Corset is waist slimming.
Top skinny jeans and chunky sweaters with tapestry vests for an on-trend, Boho-style look.
Bookworm is a delightful word game that rewards you for finding complete words in a tapestry of tiled letters.
Vin de Provence tapestry-Enjoy your very own view of the South of France with this 35"x30" wall tapestry.
The hanging rod is not included with this tapestry but you don't have to buy an expensive tapestry rod, instead try a decorative metal curtain rod with finials as an inexpensive alternative.
You might also need some yarn or tapestry needles if you use heavier thread.
This fabric of almost tapestry proportions is now showing up in a brand new place: on toile swimsuits!
Use a tapestry needle and heavy thread or string, made a long garland or popcorn, cranberries, or a combination of popcorn and cranberries.
The result is a glittering tapestry of brilliance that larger pave set stones may not be able to match.
If plain black leather or a classic tapestry isn't your style, pink travel totes and shoulder bags in retro styles might just be the ticket!
Many types of animal totes are also available, from simple canvas to rolling totes with tapestry pet designs.
Cat tapestry tote bags are the perfect way to show your love for felines!
Tapestry is a unique form of textile art created in such a way that the threads create a colorful pattern or image.
The use of tapestry in a tote or purse lends a rich, dimensional feel to the bag that is out of the ordinary.
Cat tapestry totes are available with various images and designs.
Like most tote bags, those adorned with tapestry cats often include functional and organizational features such as exterior pockets, interior zippered or slip pockets, coin pouches, durable shoulder straps, and fabric linings.
The Animal Rescue Site: A sweet and sturdy tote featuring tapestry fabrics with several cats, the purchase of this tote will also provide 14 bowls of food for rescued animals.
Henrietta's Handbags sells a Laurel Burch Designs large tote with a deep blue dotted background with a fun tapestry cat adorning the front of the bag.
Visit the Best Friends Store for more of Laurel Bunch's unique cat tapestry bags, including mini totes, shoulder tote, barrel bag tote, and unique shaped 'Gatos' tote.
For a unique and colorful tote, Wildercraft.com carries a one-of-a-kind cat motif tapestry tote with long handles and functional interior design.
The Purrfect Present carries a fringed cute black and white cat tapestry tote bag for a look that is a little bit glam.
Take your beloved feline anywhere in style with a cat carrier tote in an elegant tapestry pattern.
These are available from select pet retailers and include classic and contemporary tapestry patterns.
Arcata Pet Supply: Paisley tapestry and leather handles make an elegant carrier.
Pet Favors sells an aqua and metallic tapestry carrier tote that is perfect for the contemporary cat lover.
You can find more cat tapestry accessories like handbags, wallets, coin purses, luggage and luggage tags, and wall-hangings at pet lover gift stores and other retailers.
From the image of a French street side café, or a lovely mountain view, to California's beautiful redwoods, or a wolf amidst snow-covered trees, a scenic tapestry tote bag is strong, functional and beautiful.
Tapestry totes are made of rich woven fabrics that are often highly detailed and use a multitude of colors.
Many tapestry tote bags are made of cotton, canvas duck or upholstery fabrics.
Versatile and stylish, tapestry tote bags are timeless fashion accessories for busy women everywhere.
Romantic couples picnicking in the park, cherubs watching a couple embrace and a young gentleman serenading a lady in the forest are common themes of antique tapestry bags.
Whether your favorite scene is a picturesque romantic image, wildlife in a natural setting or a field of wild flowers, modern tapestry tote bags are available with beautiful scenes of all types.
Many of the tapestry tote bags of today depict beautiful picturesque scenes with subjects similar to the antique scenic handbags of the past.
Another exquisite example of a modern day tote with a motif that is reminiscent of the handbags of the 1800s is the Willow Tree Angel of Prayer Tapestry Tote by Susan Lordi.
A great nostalgic tapestry tote bag captures the feeling of California surfing off the famous Pacific Coast Highway 101.
New York state attractions make up the scene of this colorful tapestry bag.
Scenic tapestry totes are available for most of the states.
Tapestry tote bags depicting wildlife in their natural settings are majestic and beautiful.
Whether you choose a pre-made tote bag or have one custom made from a picture a scenic tapestry tote bag is a fashion classic you will enjoy for years to come.
Her Jimmy Boho Chic Tapestry Tote is less gypsy than classic Southwestern.
It's a tapestry patterned bag with leather trim and ring accents, a detachable shoulder strap, short handles and a zip closure.
The prominence of family mental illness is also very much a part of the tapestry of OLTL.
Heaven and Earth Designs- Browse the site's intricate designs with pattern categories such as the tapestry collection, tiny treasures, quick stitches, and more.
The ideal needles for needlepoint or tapestry needles have elongated eyes for ease of threading, blunt points so you don't hurt yourself, and tapered bodies that flow through the canvas more easily.
Soft cotton -- These are not mercerized and are suitable for bold hand embroidery and tapestry work.
The Happy Cross Stitcher: This site stocks a full range of Monet cross stitch, tapestry, embroidery designs, and kits.
Needle: A tapestry needle is used, usually a size 24 or 26 (size 26 is smaller than size 24).
A tapestry needle has a blunt point and a large eye.
Close end, if necessary, by sewing with the remaining yarn and a tapestry needle.
You can find numerous styles of fabric purses made from everything from tapestry fabric to juice boxes.
Available from Nature's Tapestry are two horseback exercise machines from Sunpentown.
The Satin Tapestry Flowered Basque comes with a matching G-string and removable garters.
The story of Harry Potter is an intricately woven tapestry, carefully planned and brilliantly executed on the pages of J.K. Rowling's novels.
He rebuilt the cathedral of his see, and may perhaps have commissioned the unknown artist of the celebrated Bayeux tapestry.
- Stigand, Archbishop of Canterbury (1052-1070); from the Bayeux Tapestry.
The king of Sicily's fame as an amateur of painting has led to the attribution to him of many old paintings in Anjou and Provence, in many cases simply because they bear his arms. These works are generally in the Flemish style, and were probably executed under his patronage and direction, so that he may be said to have formed a school of the fine arts in sculpture, painting, gold work and tapestry.
The old opposing power blocs have gone, but have been replaced by a dangerous and unpredictable tapestry of shifting alliances.
This method can be used for needlepoint canvas and tapestry canvas as a guide.
The room is dominated by two tapestry cartoons by Penni, a student of Raphael.
Lavish gardens add bright tropical colors to the scene, a visual tapestry of rare beauty.
firing on all cylinders, creating a rich tapestry of rock delight.
full-scale replica of the Bayeux Tapestry or a reconstruction of an Iron Age House.
A wordless, visual tapestry full of magical images that captures the sometimes joyful, sometimes melancholic mood of present-day Havana.
The picture, adapted from the Bayeux Tapestry, shows Harold swearing loyalty on holy relics.
Glide in unsurpassed luxury through a rich tapestry of countries and cultures aboard the legendary Eastern and Oriental Express.
Odo was present at the Battle of Hastings and is shown on the tapestry holding a mace and rallying troops.
needlepoint canvas and tapestry canvas as a guide.
The Bayeaux Tapestry clearly shows Harold swearing a sacred oath on the bones of a saint.
TUDOR HOUSE FURNITURE Sells traditional accessories including pewter, candelabra, bowls and trays, velvet and tapestry cushions.
pleached limes enclose the whole, from which visitors look down on the wonderful garden tapestry that lies below.
Here in June, the Asiatic primulas vie with native Orchids to produce a lovely tapestry of color.
Some were aggressive, some peaceful, but all helped to weave an intricate tapestry of peoples, culture and traditions.
tapestry weaver Pieter van Aelst in early 1517.
Commonly known as tapestry, embroidery on tapestry canvas is also known as Canvas Work or, in the USA, as Needlepoint.
tapestry fine collection of furniture, arms and armor, and 17th century tapestries.
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