Tapestry

  • 1 Tapestry — is a form of textile art. It is woven by hand on a vertical loom. It is weft faced weaving, in which all the warp threads are hidden in the completed work, unlike cloth weaving where both the warp and the weft threads may be visible. In this way …

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  • 2 Tapestry — • A fabric in which the two processes of weaving and embroidering are combined Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Tapestry     Tapestry      …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 3 Tapestry — Álbum de Carole King Publicación marzo de 1971 Grabación 1971 Género(s) pop / Rhythm Blues Duración …

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  • 4 Tapestry — Tap es*try, n.; pl. {Tapestries}. [F. tapissere, fr. tapisser to carpet, to hang, or cover with tapestry, fr. tapis a carpet, carpeting, LL. tapecius, fr. L. tapete carpet, tapestry, Gr. ?, ?. Cf. {Tapis}, {Tippet}.] A fabric, usually of worsted …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Tapestry — Tap es*try, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tapestried}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tapestrying}.] To adorn with tapestry, or as with tapestry. [1913 Webster] The Trosachs wound, as now, between gigantic walls of rock tapestried with broom and wild roses. Macaulay.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Tapestry — steht für: Apache Tapestry, ein Webframework für die Programmiersprache Java Tapestry (Album), ein Musikalbum von Carole King Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichnete …

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  • 7 tapestry — mid 15c., variant of tapissery (early 15c.), from M.Fr. tapisserie tapestry (14c.), from tapisser to cover with heavy fabric, from tapis heavy fabric, from O.Fr. tapiz (12c.), from V.L. *tappetium, from Byzantine Gk. tapetion, from classical… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 tapestry — [tap′əs trē] n. pl. tapestries [LME tapsterie, earlier tapicerie < MFr tapisserie < OFr tapis, a carpet < MGr tapētion < Gr, dim. of tapēs (gen. tapētos), a carpet, prob. < Iran, as in Pers tāftan, to twist, spin < IE * temp… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 tapestry — ► NOUN (pl. tapestries) ▪ a piece of thick textile fabric with pictures or designs formed by weaving coloured weft threads or by embroidering on canvas. DERIVATIVES tapestried adjective. ORIGIN Old French tapisserie, from tapis carpet …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 tapestry — tapestrylike, adj. /tap euh stree/, n., pl. tapestries, v., tapestried, tapestrying. n. 1. a fabric consisting of a warp upon which colored threads are woven by hand to produce a design, often pictorial, used for wall hangings, furniture… …

    Universalium

  • 11 Tapestry — Apache Tapestry Тип Веб фреймворк Разработчик Apache Software Foundation Написана на Java Операционная система Кроссплатформенное ПО …

    Википедия

  • 12 Tapestry —    The preeminent luxury industry in Brussels in the 15th, 16th, and 17th centuries, tapestry weaving began early in the 14th century. First affiliated with the woolworkers guild, tapestry weavers formed an independent guild in 1447. The… …

    Historical Dictionary of Brussels

  • 13 tapestry — [[t]tæ̱pɪstri[/t]] tapestries 1) N VAR A tapestry is a large piece of heavy cloth with a picture sewn on it using coloured threads. The seats of the chairs had been recovered in tapestry... He sat on a tapestry cushion next to the hearth... On… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 tapestry — noun (plural tries) Etymology: Middle English, modification of Anglo French tapicerie, from tapit, tapis carpet, hanging, from Greek tapētion, diminutive of tapēt , tapēs carpet Date: 15th century 1. a. a heavy handwoven reversible textile used… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 15 tapestry — n. 1) to weave a tapestry 2) (misc.) (BE) life s rich tapestry * * * [ tæpɪstrɪ] (misc.) (BE) life s rich tapestry to weave a tapestry …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 tapestry — UK [ˈtæpɪstrɪ] / US [ˈtæpəstrɪ] noun Word forms tapestry : singular tapestry plural tapestries 1) [countable/uncountable] a thick heavy cloth that has pictures or patterns woven into it. Tapestries are often hung on walls. 2) [singular] literary… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 tapestry — [15] The ultimate source of tapestry is Greek tápēs ‘tapestry, woven carpet’. Its diminutive from tapētion was borrowed via late Latin tapētium into Old French as tapis ‘carpet’. From this was derived the verb tapisser ‘cover with a carpet’, and… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 18 tapestry — /ˈtæpəstri / (say tapuhstree) noun (plural tapestries) 1. a fabric consisting of a warp upon which coloured threads are woven by hand to produce a design, often pictorial, and used for wall hangings, furniture coverings, etc. 2. a machine woven… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 tapestry — [15] The ultimate source of tapestry is Greek tápēs ‘tapestry, woven carpet’. Its diminutive from tapētion was borrowed via late Latin tapētium into Old French as tapis ‘carpet’. From this was derived the verb tapisser ‘cover with a carpet’, and… …

    Word origins

  • 20 tapestry — n. (pl. ies) 1 a a thick textile fabric in which coloured weft threads are woven to form pictures or designs. b embroidery imitating this, usu. in wools on canvas. c a piece of such embroidery. 2 events or circumstances etc. compared with a… …

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