Thursday, April 14, 2011

Tapestry, To Cover It By Heavy Fabric

I stumbled upon an interesting blog on tapestries. It is full of information on different aspects of tapestries.  It shows the top 50 tapestry blogs. It is definitely worth visiting. You can click on this link to be directed to this blog. Enjoy it. On the top, you will read this:

Sewn Together by a Thread: Top 50 Tapestry Blogs
What did people do before digital cameras or even photography? Back in the 1400’s, they used to make tapestries, a form of art using textiles woven on a wooden device called a loom. Derived from French, tapestry means “to cover with heavy fabric.” The subjects of tapestries included everything from religious works to landscapes.

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