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A line tapestry used for draperies, originally made in the French royal factory in Aubusson, but later woven in the City of Aubusson.

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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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 — Jacquard figured fabric woven in colours. Woven on power driven looms and hand looms. Many examples are pictorial, but others are suitable for use as hangings, furnishings, cushion covers, table runners, etc., and are produced in various designs… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • 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

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