- made at the tapestry factory established in Paris in the 15th century by the Gobelins, a French family of dyers and weavers.
- resembling the tapestry made at the Gobelin factory.
Origin of Gobelin
Examples from the Web for gobelin
Historical Examples of gobelin
It is the State that makes the Sevres porcelain, and the Gobelin tapestry.Sophisms of the Protectionists
The tapestries are Gobelins, by Coypel, director of the Gobelin establishment.The Kensington District
Geraldine Edith Mitton
He was not a sewing-machine, like you and me; he was a Gobelin loom.What Is Man? And Other Stories
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
The Revolution was but little favourable to the Gobelin manufactory.Old and New Paris, v. 2
Henry Sutherland Edwards
Gobelin, Goblin, or Goubelin, is evidently the same as Kobold.The Fairy Mythology
- of or resembling tapestry made at the Gobelins' factory in Paris, having vivid pictorial scenes
- a tapestry of this kind