Definition of Tapestries

1. Noun. (plural of tapestry) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of tapestry) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tapestries

1. tapestry [v] - See also: tapestry

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tapestries

tapering off
taperingly
taperings
taperlike
taperness
tapers
taperstick
tapersticks
tapes
tapescript
tapescripts
tapespondent
tapespondents
tapesponding
tapestried
tapestries (current term)
tapestry moth
tapestrying
tapestrylike
tapet
tapeta
tapeta lucida
tapetail
tapetails
tapetal
tapetal light reflex
tapeti
tapetis
tapetochoroidal

Literary usage of Tapestries

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"Homer writes of tapestries of great beauty woven by the Greeks; the Book of Exodus speaks of textile hangings done by the Hebrews. ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"Coptic tapestries were all used, in so far as known, in decorating costumes, ... Throughout the history of art from the earliest records, tapestries have ..."

3. The History of the Popes, from the Close of the Middle Ages: Drawn from the by Ludwig Pastor, Ralph Francis Kerr, Frederick Ignatius Antrobus (1908)
"J In many respects the tapestries show Raphael at his best; ... The influence of the tapestries on later art cannot be estimated ; it has been still greater ..."

4. Art in Industry by Charles Russell Richards (1922)
"Wool and THE INDUSTRY cotton tapestries for these purposes must, ... tapestries are woven on large Jacquard looms in imitation of hand-woven tapestries. ..."

5. Art in Industry: Being the Report of an Industrial Art Survey Conducted by Charles Russell Richards, University of the State of New York (1922)
"Wool and THE INDUSTRY cotton tapestries for these purposes must, ... tapestries are woven on large Jacquard looms in imitation of hand-woven tapestries. ..."

6. Catalogue of the Inaugural Exhibition June 6-September 20, 1916 by Cleveland Museum of Art (1916)
"COURT OF tapestries AND ARMOR EIGHT tapestries SUBJECT: THE STORY OF ... THE pedigree of these eight tapestries is unusually clear and well authenticated. ..."

7. How to See the Vatican by Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen (1914)
"Not by any means all of the tapestries hung in the Galleria degli Arazzi were ... Baedeker says that the cost of weaving the whole ten tapestries came to ..."

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