A decorative image hand-woven as a fabric. Tapestry panels were made as early as the 3rd century BCE.
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Synonyms and Related Terms
wandtapijt (Ned.); tapiz (Esp.)
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Rosalie Rosso King, Textile Identification, Conservation, and Preservation, Noyes Publications, Park Ridge, NJ, 1985
- Encyclopedia Britannica, http://www.britannica.com Comment: "tapestry" Encyclopædia Britannica Premium Service. [Accessed 28 Sept. 2005].
- Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, at http://www.wikipedia.com Comment: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tapestry (Accessed Sept. 28, 2005)