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What is a tapestry? What is the speciality of tapestry wall hangings?
Tapestry is a form of weaving that produces
a textile with clearly defined and detailed images and a principal
means of creating pictures through weaving.
The tapestry technique is unique because the wefts (threads on bobbins)
are woven between the fixed warp threads only as far as each colour
is required, instead of running all the way across the work from selvedge
Tapestry wall hangings are notable for their decorative appeal, strength,
durability and versatility.
The art tapestry came from Ancient Egypt. The weaving principles were elaborated there.
The earliest European tapestries were woven in German monasteries. The tapestries were used not only to decorate walls but also to keep heat upstairs.
In the medieval ages, the noble used tapestry to reinforce their status
and extend their influence. The Burgundian dukes were the first to
give tapestries the status of hard currency, using them as ransom
after several disastrous battles. The tapestries became desirable
luxuries and collectable object to be brought out and displayed on
The art tapestry reached its fullest flower in the second half of the 15th - 18th century in Paris, France at first, then in Brussels, Belgium and was widely spread though whole Europe finally. Kings and nobles took their wall tapestries on their travels from castle to castle for reasons of comfort and prestige.
POLYCOAT 's European wall tapestries
to your home decor.
We are glad to offer you a great way to decorate your house without having to spend a lot of money. We have a large selection of tapestry wall hangings imported from France, Belgium, Italy and some other European countries. We collect the best wall tapestries from different European manufacturers and sell them at affordable price. We carefully choose tapestry wall hangings from a wide variety of wall tapestry products presented on the market. We try to choose wall tapestries that are in harmony with the modern standards of home decor. Some of our tapestry wall hangings can be framed and fit well both traditional and modern home interiors.
We are particularly proud of our medieval wall tapestries. In our collection of medieval tapestry wall hangings you can find unique tapestry pictures. One of our best selling wall tapestries is the reproduction of The Accolade painting by Leighton. Bring romantic spirit of the old time with our medieval tapestry wall hangings.
Take your choice of tapestry wall hangings for your home decor or your place of business! Great gifts that everyone likes!