noun, plural tap·es·tries.
verb (used with object), tap·es·tried, tap·es·try·ing.
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Origin of tapestry
OTHER WORDS FROM tapestrytap·es·try·like, adjective
Words nearby tapestry
Example sentences from the Web for tapestry
I am thrilled because the subject matter is rich, but I like that it is a tapestry of color, which is very much needed.Octavia Spencer on Hollywood and Race: The Film Roles I’m Offered Are Too Small|Marlow Stern|July 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It looks as if it has been made from a Medieval tapestry, the colors rich and worn-looking.Here Comes the Bride…In Flaming Red: Two Centuries of Colorful Wedding Dresses|Liza Foreman|May 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In a lovely circular twist, the tapestry's true subject turns out to be the luxe of which it's an example.
A tapestry like this was the ultimate luxury good and status symbol, worth so much more than a measly painting.
This tapestry was woven in Flanders in about 1500 for a noble French client.
The border of a tapestry must appertain, must be an integral part of the whole design for the sake of artistic harmony.
Alas for tapestry weaving of to-day, the usual modern cartoon is a staring anachronism, and a conglomerate of modes.
He raised himself amongst the down pillows, and contemplated the figures upon the tapestry in a drowsy reverie.John Marchmont's Legacy, Volumes I-III|Mary E. Braddon
That same evening, the tapestry was discovered in a trunk deposited in the cloak-room at the Gare Saint-Lazare.The Confessions of Arsne Lupin|Maurice Leblanc
The warm sun has dissipated the dew which rendered visible to our dull eyes the tapestry of the fields.Cornell Nature-Study Leaflets|Various