Tapestry weaving is a beautiful art form that is dying in our fast paced world. I want to be one of the ones to keep it alive!
Réunion des musées nationaux
Tenture de "La Dame à la Licorne": la Vue. Paris, musée de Cluny - musée national du Moyen-Age
Illustration: John Henry Dearle. Mille Fleurs tapestry hanging, 1917.
Tapestry with the Annunciation, ca. 1410–1430, South Netherlandish, wool warp, wool with a few metallic wefts www.metmuseum.org...
Armorial Bearings and Badges of John, Lord Dynham. Wool and silk, c1488–1501, South Netherlandish , Met Museum of Art, NYC.
This large wool and silk tapestry, preserved in the Departmental Museum of Antiquities in Rouen, is 3.47 m high and 3.80 m wide. It features a symbolic representation of the victories of the king of France Charles VII (1422-1461) at the end of the Hundred Years’ War (in 1450 and 1453), which led to the reconquest of the provinces of Normandy and Guyenne, occupied by the English. tapestri weav, antiqu tapestri
Symbolic representation of the victories of King Charles VII of France (1422-1461) at the end of the Hundred Years’ War, 1450/53. Wool and silk. Departmental Museum of Antiquities in Rouen.
The Mystic Capture of the Unicorn (from the Unicorn Tapestries) Date: 1495–1505 Culture: South Netherlandish Medium: Wool warp with wool, silk, silver, and gilt wefts Dimensions: Overall: 78 x 25 1/2 in. (198.1 x 64.8 cm) beards, horns, the hunt, dates, christ, mystic captur, red velvet, tapestri, unicorn
The Mystic Capture of the Unicorn -- from the Unicorn Tapestries, 1495–1505, South Netherlandish. Cloisters Museum, NYC.
The Mystic Capture of the Unicorn (from the Unicorn Tapestries) Date: 1495–1505 Culture: South Netherlandish Medium: Wool warp with wool, silk, silver, and gilt wefts Dimensions: Overall: 66 1/2 x 25 1/2 in. (168.9 x 64.8 cm) histor tapestri, dates, tapestri weav, unicorn tapestri, mediev tapestri, mystic captur, hunt, fragment, unicorns
Fragment, 'The Mystic Capture of the Unicorn' from the "Unicorn Tapestries" (1495-1505). South Netherlandish. Wool warp with wool, silk, silver & gilt wefts, 66.5 x 25.5 in. via the Met, NYC
A Unicorn and a Wild-woman, tapestry chair covering, 1400s
The Pursuit of Fidelity, c.1475-1500 (tapestry)
Unicorns, and Faeries, and Mermaids! Oh my!
The Lohengrin legend. Young Duke Elias, Charles the Bold of Burgundy, feeding the swans. From Flanders. Wawel Castle, Cracow, Poland
Seven-headed beast--Angers Apocalypse tapestry
You may not think you need a tutorial on making the perfect fringe, but this post will change your mind! bluegirlknits.com
Color Gamps - One of the joys of weaving is how color interacts in the cloth. When weft crosses the warp, it changes the apparent color of the warp, sometimes quite dramatically. pencil, rainbow colour, jewel tone, warm colors, color schemes, color rainbow, rainbow colors, bright colours, bright colors
I need to weave one of these sometime soon.