Aubusson Tapestry


Aubusson Tapestry
AUBUSSON TAPESTRY
A line tapestry used for draperies, originally made in the French royal factory in Aubusson, but later woven in the City of Aubusson.

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  • Aubusson, Creuse — French commune name= Aubusson region= departement= arrondissement=Aubusson canton=Aubusson insee=23008 cp=23200 mayor=Michel Moine mandat=2001 2008 intercomm=Communauté de communes Aubusson Felletin longitude=2.16833 latitude=45.957 alt moy=512 m …   Wikipedia

  • Aubusson — noun Etymology: Aubusson, town in France Date: 1900 a figured scenic tapestry used for wall hangings and upholstery; also a rug woven to resemble Aubusson tapestry …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Aubusson — is the name or part of the name of several communes in France:* Aubusson, Creuse, in the Creuse département , well known for the manufacture of tapestry and carpets * Aubusson, Orne, in the Orne département * Aubusson d Auvergne, in the Puy de… …   Wikipedia

  • tapestry — tapestrylike, adj. /tap euh stree/, n., pl. tapestries, v., tapestried, tapestrying. n. 1. a fabric consisting of a warp upon which colored threads are woven by hand to produce a design, often pictorial, used for wall hangings, furniture… …   Universalium

  • Aubusson carpet — Floor covering produced at the village of Aubusson in central France. A centre for the production of tapestries and furniture coverings since the 16th century, Aubusson was granted the title of Royal Manufactory in 1665. In 1743 workshops were… …   Universalium

  • aubusson — I. ˈōbəˌsōⁿ, ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: from Aubusson, France, where it was made 1. : a tapestry woven originally in the 16th century, noted for its figure and scenic designs, and used for wall hangings and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aubusson — /oh beuh seuhn, sawonn /; Fr. /oh byuu sawonn /, n. an ornate rug constructed in a flat tapestry weave, often in pastel colors. [1960 65; after Aubusson, town in central France where made] * * * ▪ France       town, Creuse département, Limousin… …   Universalium

  • Aubusson — Au•bus•son [[t]ˈoʊ bə sən, ˌsɔ̃[/t]] n. 1) tex a tapestry or a tapestry weave rug used mainly as a wall hanging 2) tex a tapestrylike rug of uncut pile • Etymology: 1960–65; after Aubusson, town in central France where made …   From formal English to slang

  • Aubusson carpet — /ˌoʊbəsɒn ˈkapət/ (say .ohbuhson kahpuht) noun a fine French carpet with a flat tapestry weave, hand woven in Aubusson, a town in central France …   Australian English dictionary

  • AUBUSSON —    a French town on the Creuse, manufactures carpets and tapestry …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • New World Tapestry — The New World Tapestry is the largest stitched embroidery in the world,[1] larger than the Bayeux Tapestry. It depicts English colonisation attempts in Newfoundland, North America, the Guyanas and Bermuda between the years 1583 and 1642, when the …   Wikipedia