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A History of William Morris Tapestries

by | Friday, July 3, 2020

“Whatever you have in your room, think first of the walls, for they are that which makes your house a home”. So said William Morris in 1882. No other statement could better describe the passion and work of the famed William Morris. Born in 1834 in...

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Large Wall Tapestries

by | Saturday, June 27, 2020

The weaving of large wall tapestries has been in around for hundreds of years. In fact, the basic principles applied to their weaving have not changed. A loom is still used and the weft and warp set of threads still form the basic structure of the...

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Vintage Map Tapestries

by | Friday, June 26, 2020

The art of designing and weaving map tapestries has been in existence for hundreds of years. The very first old world map tapestry is thought to have been woven in either the 16th or 17th century. Tapestries from this period are still being...

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Tapestry of the Month - September 2016

by | Sunday, September 18, 2016

The tapestry I've chosen to feature this month is Grand Bazaar Wall Tapestry. It's one of our best sellers and actually one I've had my eye on for a while. Just looking at it one can see why it is so alluring. 70"W x 70"H Inspired by Moroccan...

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