Aubusson

Tapestry by van Aelst, Designed by Pieter Coecke van Aelst (Netherlandish, Aelst 1502–1550 Brussels), ca. 1548. Story of Creation: God Accuses Adam and Eve after the Fall (detail). Woven under the direction of Jan de Kempeneer (Netherlandish, active 1540–56) and Frans Ghieteels (Netherlandish, active ca. 1545–after 1581), by 1551. wool, silk and gilt metallic thread

Tapestry: Thousands of Threads Weaving the Story of Life

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Tapestry is a hand-woven material with a ribbed surface created as the design is woven, the combinations of threads forming a picture, weaving the story of life

Anton Venoir Interiors – French Antiques for Fabulous Decor

Anton Venoir Interiors – French Antiques for Fabulous Decor

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For the collector, interior designer and architect looking for investment or significant pieces for contemporary interiors, French antiques do deserve attention

Carpet Beauvais Manufactory (founded 1664) French, unkown weaver, wool and silk c1690 - 1720

Carpets East to West – Woven Comfort from Moors to Morris

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Carpets underfoot include urban tribal & village woven rugs all with extensive historical ethic & cultural traditions relating to their design manufacture & use