Tag Archives: Tapestry

The Lady and the Unicorn

The Lady and the Unicorn is the modern title given to a series of six tapestries woven in Flanders from wool and silk, from designs drawn in Paris ca 1500. The tapestries were created in the style of mille-fleurs (meaning: … Continue reading

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For Maillol: Art does not lie in the copying of nature

Aristide Maillol – La Femme a L’ombrelle. c.1895-1900, oil on canvas, 193x149cm. French sculptor, painter and print-maker Aristide Joseph Bonaventure Maillol was born on December 8, 1861 in Banyuls-sur-Mer, Roussillon. He decided at an early age to become a painter … Continue reading

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Tapestry is best weft to the experts

Tapestry is a form of textile art traditionally woven on a vertical loom. It is composed of two sets of interlaced threads: Those running parallel to the length (aka the warp) and; Those parallel to the width (aka the weft). … Continue reading

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