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Tapestries

Today, tapestry is widely used to describe a variety of textiles, including embroidery and mechanically-woven fabrics. Historically, tapestry refers to weft faced and often figural textiles woven by hand using a loom. The loom is composed of two rollers that stretch plain warp threads, which form the backbone of the tapestry. Because of its durability, wool was commonly used for the weft threads, whereas a range of materials including wool, linen, and silk, were used for the warp.

Traditional tapestries became especially popular in Europe during the 14th century. In 1384, Philip the Bold inherited the province of Artois in France and decorated his court with tapestries displaying the dynastic, religious, and commercial exploits of his territories. Some of his... Read more

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A SMALL TAPESTRY, FRANCE 18TH CENTURY

May 21, 2018, 3:30 PM CET
Rome, Italy

€50 (starting bid)

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Framed Tapestry

May 21, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Cranston, RI, USA

$70 (starting bid)

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'The Moss Side Tapestry', an endearing piece of 'fan art' being a large emb

May 22, 2018, 10:30 AM BST
London, United Kingdom

£110 (starting bid)

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A TAPESTRY, tapestry weave, ca 55,5 x 174,5 cm, signed EH LICIUM KN 1906. Art nouveau.

May 22, 2018, 12:00 PM CET
Stockholm, Sweden

kr8,000 (starting bid)

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An Aubusson verdure tapestry fragment, early 18th century

May 22, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Philadelphia, PA, USA

$1,000 (starting bid)

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Aubusson Verdure Tapestry

May 23, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
New York, NY, USA

$2,000 (starting bid)

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Brussels Tapestry

May 23, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
New York, NY, USA

$3,000 (starting bid)

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ENGLISH TAPESTRY ARMCHAIR

May 23, 2018, 12:00 PM EST
Willow Grove, PA, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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VINTAGE VERDI FLORAL TAPESTRY LADIES PURSE

May 23, 2018, 2:00 PM EST
Leesport, PA, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Tapisserie mit mediterraner Idylle

May 24, 2018, 2:00 PM CET
Plauen, Germany

€80 (starting bid)

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Framed Oriental Scenic Tapestry

May 24, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Donnelsville, OH, USA

$5 (starting bid)

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No Image Available

May 24, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Donnelsville, OH, USA

$5 (starting bid)

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ANÓNIMO. “Escena goyesca de taberna”. Tapiz. Enmarcado. Med.: 95x62 cm.

May 24, 2018, 7:30 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€90 (starting bid)

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Framed Quilt Tapestry, Signed

May 24, 2018, 5:00 PM EST
Orlando, FL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Framed Signed Egyptian Tapestry

May 24, 2018, 5:00 PM EST
Orlando, FL, USA

$35 (starting bid)

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Two framed tapestries

May 25, 2018, 12:00 PM AEST
Alexandria, Australia

AUD15 (starting bid)

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Tapestry

May 26, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Fairfax Station, VA, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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Vintage Hand woven European Tapestry

May 26, 2018, 10:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$4,900 (starting bid)

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Van Gogh Evening Street Scene Tapestry

May 26, 2018, 10:00 AM PST
San Leandro, CA, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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Large 24k Woven Tapestry w/ Various Gemstones

May 26, 2018, 10:00 AM PST
San Leandro, CA, USA

$1,500 (starting bid)

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Art Deco Gustav Klimt Style Tapestry of Woman

May 26, 2018, 10:00 AM PST
San Leandro, CA, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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Magnificent 24k Gemstone Tree of Life Tapestry

May 26, 2018, 10:00 AM PST
San Leandro, CA, USA

$1,000 (starting bid)

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Vintage French Beautiful Tapestry Wall Hanging 58x83cm T235

May 26, 2018, 2:00 PM EST
Bluffton, SC, USA

$220 (starting bid)

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Victorian Tapestry, c.1860

May 27, 2018, 10:30 AM AEST
Camperdown, Australia

AUD350 (starting bid)

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No Image Available

May 27, 2018, 10:30 AM AEST
Camperdown, Australia

AUD40 (starting bid)

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Tapestry w/ Croquet Scene

May 27, 2018, 6:00 AM PST
Phoenix, AZ, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Warhol Andy : Tapis mural,

May 28, 2018, 3:00 PM CET
Uccle, Belgium

€250 (starting bid)

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Jean Picart Le doux (1902-1982) / Aubusson : Tapisserie vers 1950, laine au

May 28, 2018, 3:00 PM CET
Uccle, Belgium

€1,200 (starting bid)

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Seuphor Michel (Belgique 1901-1999) : Tapisserie murale vers 1992, motif ci

May 28, 2018, 3:00 PM CET
Uccle, Belgium

€900 (starting bid)

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FRENCH NEEDLEPOINT WALL TAPESTRY, 85

May 28, 2018, 11:00 AM PST
Scotts Valley, CA, USA

$1,000 (starting bid)

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May 28, 2018, 7:30 PM GMT
Lisbon, Portugal

€6,000 (starting bid)

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Lot: fragment of a Flemish tapestry with four small textile fragments (70x200cm)

May 29, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Gent, Belgium

€300 (starting bid)

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Fragment of a Flemish tapestry 17th century 'figure' (*) (102x215cm)

May 29, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Gent, Belgium

€400 (starting bid)

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Fragment of a tapestry 'hunting scene' (*) (170x228cm)

May 29, 2018, 2:00 PM CET
Gent, Belgium

€600 (starting bid)

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A tapestry with a hunt scene, Flanders, 16th century

May 29, 2018, 4:30 PM CET
Genoa, Italy

€2,000 (starting bid)

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Judith Johansson (1916-1993) Tapestry Rug

May 30, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Philadelphia, PA, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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Fine Bird Pictorial Chain Stitch Tapestry: 8'1'' x 15'1''

May 30, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Philadelphia, PA, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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Alexander Calder (1898-1976)Tapisserie

May 30, 2018, 6:00 PM CET
PARIS, France

€10,000 (starting bid)

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Sheila Hicks (née en 1934)Tapisserie

May 30, 2018, 6:00 PM CET
PARIS, France

€18,000 (starting bid)

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Les Cerfs Ailes Winged Stags Tapestry Coat of Arms

May 30, 2018, 4:00 PM EST
Sunrise, FL, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Old Thai Siam Asian Woven Figural Silk Tapestry

May 30, 2018, 4:00 PM EST
Sunrise, FL, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Nicola Simbari Limited Edition Ornemur Tapestry

May 30, 2018, 4:00 PM EST
Sunrise, FL, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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NEEDLEPOINT TAPESTRY

May 31, 2018, 11:00 AM PST
Los Angeles, CA, USA

$2,000 (starting bid)

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Vintage French Medieval Style Tapestry Wall Hanging

May 31, 2018, 11:00 AM PST
Los Angeles, CA, USA

$450 (starting bid)

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HANGING NEEDLEWORK TAPESTRY

May 31, 2018, 11:00 AM PST
Los Angeles, CA, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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