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4 edition of French tapestries found in the catalog.

French tapestries

George Frederick Wingfield Digby

French tapestries

from the fourteenth to the eighteenth centuries. With an introd. and notes on the plates.

by George Frederick Wingfield Digby

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Published by Batsford in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tapestry -- France -- History

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesBatsford colour books
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK3049.A1 W55
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p.
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13549909M
    LC Control Number52004869
    OCLC/WorldCa1892607

    NEEDLEPOINT - the tapestry stitch on a needlepoint canvas is made straight up and down. It is achieved by working two threads long by one wide on the weave of the canvas, as shown in this illustration. Work in rows from right to left, and from top to bottom. Although it is more challenging, in order to give a more tapestry-like raised effect. French tapestries & textiles in the J. Paul Getty Museum. [Charissa Bremer-David; J. Paul Getty Museum.] A survey of the Getty Museum's 17th- and 18th-century French textiles. The book includes lists of artists and weavers, date and place of manufacture, and materials and techniques used. The Lady and the Unicorn tapestries, woven around , have been called the 'Mona Lisa of the Middle Ages'. While they make for breathtaking viewing, their threads are encoded with much meaning.


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