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Tapestry Weaving

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!


Tapestry Weaving

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Millefleurs textile by William Morris, 1912-14. This design was based on Flemish millefleurs tapestries, 52.5 x 120 cm (21 x 48")

AGS-034 Die Jungfrau mit dem Einhorn, 1c uhr Köln, 1475 - … | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Hunting of Birds with a Hawk and a Bow (from the Hunting Parks Tapestries) Date: ca. 1515–35 Culture: South Netherlandish Medium: Wool warp, wool and silk wefts Dimensions: Overall: 133 x 151 1/2in. (337.8 x 384.8cm) Classification: Textiles-Tapestries Credit Line: Bequest of George Blumenthal, 1941 Accession Number: 41.190.228

Old Age Drives the Stag out of a Lake and the Hounds Cold, Heat, Anxiety, Vexation, Heaviness, Fear, Age, and Grief Attack Him, (from The Hunt of the Frail Stag) Date: ca. 1495–1510 Culture: South Netherlandish

The Triumph of Time over Fame Date: ca. 1500–1530 Culture: South Netherlandish Medium: Wool warp; wool and silk wefts Dimensions: Overall: 150 1/4 x 148 1/4 in. (381.6 x 376.6 cm) Classification: Textiles-Tapestries Credit Line: Bequest of George D. Pratt, 1935 Accession Number: 41.167.1

Table carpet with unicorns Date: ca. 1600 Culture: Dutch Medium: Wool, silk (14-16 warps per inch, 6 per cm.) Dimensions: H. 60 x W. 92in. (152.4 x 233.7cm) Classification: Textiles-Tapestries Credit Line: Gift of P. A.B. Widener, 1970 Accession Number: 1970.250

RHINOCEROS TAPESTRY in KRONBORG CASTLE

Wreath on a Ground of Flowers, Birds, and Rabbits Date: ca. 1490–1550 Culture: South Netherlandish Medium: Wool warp, wool wefts Dimensions: Overall: 79 x 49 in. (200.7 x 124.5 cm) Classification: Textiles-Tapestries

Wreath on a Ground of Flowers, Birds, and Rabbits | South Netherlandish | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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England, Great Britain (made) Date: 1725-1750 (made) Artist/Maker: Danthon (makers) Materials and Techniques: Tapestry woven wool and silk Museum number: T.318-1979

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Tapestry Date: 1894 (woven) Artist/Maker: Burne-Jones, Edward Coley (Sir), born 1833 - died 1898 (designer) Morris & Co. (maker) Materials and Techniques: Tapestry woven wool, silk and mohair on a cotton warp Museum number: 153-1898

Tapestry | Burne-Jones, Edward Coley (Sir) | V&A Search the Collections

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'Falconry' (detail), woven wool tapestry, Netherlands, possibly Arras, 1430s. Museum no. T.202-1957

The Devonshire Hunting Tapestries - Victoria and Albert Museum

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'Deer Hunt' (detail), woven wool tapestry, Netherlands, possibly Arras, 1440-50. Museum no. T.205-1957

The Devonshire Hunting Tapestries

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The Triumph of Chastity over Love Object: Tapestry Place of origin: Brussels, Belgium (made) Date: ca. 1507-1510 (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production)

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The Three Fates; The triumph of Death. Tapestry, Netherlands, early 16th c. The three fates, Clotho, Lachesis and Atropos, represent Death in this tapestry, as they triumph over the fallen body of Chastity. In mythology the Fates controlled the span of human life; Clotho was the spinner, Lachesis was the drawer of lots, and Atropos represented the inevitable end to life.

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The Boar and Bear Hunt Tapestry

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Netherlands, “Vanity Sounds the Horn and Ignorance Unleashes the Hounds Overconfidence, Rashness and Desire”, from The Hunt of the Frail Stag, c.1495-1510

The Hunt of the Unicorn (detail), a medieval tapestry.

The Lady In Tweed

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A medieval manuscript illumination depicting a weaver at her loom and other fiber crafts.

A Polar Bear's Tale

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Tenture de "la Dame à la Licorne": le Goûtmusée. Musée de Cluny - musée national du Moyen-Age.

The Devonshire Hunting Tapestries are a group of four magnificent Flemish tapestries dating from the mid-fifteenth century.

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Tenture de "La Dame à la Licorne": la Vue. Paris, musée de Cluny - musée national du Moyen-Age

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Illustration: John Henry Dearle. Mille Fleurs tapestry hanging, 1917.

King Arthur and Attendants (one of the Nine Heroes Tapestries) - c1400 - South Netherlandish. Wool. Met Museum of Art, NYC.