As with any family, there are frayed threads in the tapestry.
A tapestry like this was the ultimate luxury good and status symbol, worth so much more than a measly painting.
It looks as if it has been made from a Medieval tapestry, the colors rich and worn-looking.
I am thrilled because the subject matter is rich, but I like that it is a tapestry of color, which is very much needed.
In a lovely circular twist, the tapestry's true subject turns out to be the luxe of which it's an example.
And the tapestry room is not far from yours, my little Jeanne, so you can keep your toys and books together.
The one is the right, the other the wrong side of the tapestry.
Dosser, dos′er, n. a rich hanging of tapestry for the walls of a hall or of a chancel: a pannier.
Now, if they are in the church at all, it is my belief that they will be found behind this tapestry.
One of the pieces of tapestry worked in Bayonne in 1066 shows the figure of a man driving a horse harnessed to a harrow.
mid-15c., variant of tapissery (early 15c.), from Middle French tapisserie "tapestry" (14c.), from tapisser "to cover with heavy fabric," from tapis "heavy fabric," from Old French tapiz (12c.), from Vulgar Latin *tappetium, from Byzantine Greek tapetion, from classical Greek, diminutive of tapes (genitive tapetos) "tapestry, heavy fabric," probably from an Iranian source (cf. Persian taftan, tabidan "to turn, twist"). The figurative use is first recorded 1580s.