Origin of tapestried
noun, plural tap·es·tries.
verb (used with object), tap·es·tried, tap·es·try·ing.
Origin of tapestry
Examples from the Web for tapestried
Historical Examples of tapestried
It led to the tapestried chamber, and years ago they used to steal up it and peep into the room.White Lies
He showed her the state-rooms with their tapestried walls and painted ceilings.Diana Tempest, Volume II (of 3)
He has been evicted by turning his tapestried chamber into the smoking-room.The Book of Dreams and Ghosts
The apartments are high and large, and splendidly painted, tapestried, and furnished.Visit to Iceland
Leave it to Dunn to be lounging in the other tapestried chair.Behind the Scenes in Warring Germany
Edward Lyell Fox
noun plural -tries
Word Origin for tapestry
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.