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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!

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

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.

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, 1495–1505, South Netherlandish. Cloisters Museum, NYC.

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

Tapestry "Le Retour de la chasse". Paris, musée de Cluny - musée national du Moyen-Age.

The Pursuit of Fidelity, c.1475-1500 (tapestry)

The Eunuch Tapestry 1 (detail) ~ artist Zachari Logan. c.2012, pastel on black paper, reference the 14th Century Flemish Unicorn Tapestries. Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Canada.

A griffin and panther fighting. From a series of tapestries woven in Brussels after cartons by William Tons. Currently in Wawel Castle

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

I need to weave one of these sometime soon.

WILD WOMAN WITH A UNICORN Tapestry fragment, 30" x 24", used as a chairback cover. From Alsace, on the Upper Rhine, Germany. About 1500 Basel: Historical Museum

Paris vers 1400 - 1410 L'Offrande du coeur Vers 1400-1410 Arras ? Tapisserie : laine et soie H. : 2,47 m. ; L. : 2,09 m.

Marley by Scalamandre in blues. via msdesignmaven

Fragment of a tapestry or wall hanging from Basel, Switzerland, wool on linen, circa 1420-1430

"Jeux d'enfants. Le jeu de quilles". Pau, musée national du château de Pau.