Assyrian Tapestry

ASSYRIAN TAPESTRY
Ancient tapestries in which are shown the arranging and grouping picks of certain colours and lengths in the weaving of fancy designs. This is the basis of the construction of both the Assyrian and Babylonian tapestries.

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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