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  Tapestry - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tapestry found a new stage in Europe since the early fourteenth century.
Few of these tapestries survived the French Revolution as hundreds were burnt in to recover the gold thread that was often woven into them.
The Bayeux Tapestry, which depicts the events surrounding the Battle of Hastings; note that this is not, strictly speaking, a tapestry, but is instead embroidery.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tapestry   (477 words)

 tapestry - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about tapestry
The tapestry design is formed by the weft, different coloured strands of yarn, such as wool or silk, that are woven through the warp until it is entirely covered.
Tapestries are either woven with the warp stretched on a vertical loom, known as high-warp tapestry weaving, or horizontally on a low-warp loom.
Ten curious heads were glued to the tapestry and became pale with fury; for their ears, closely applied to the door, did not lose a syllable of what he said, while their mouths repeated as he went on, the insulting expressions of the captain to all the people in the antechamber.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /tapestry   (489 words)

Tapestries also suffered with the advent of lower ceilings, larger windows, and competition from painted and printed fabrics, and wallpaper and prints, which were less expensive.
Tapestries continued to be produced until late in the eighteenth century and could be found in at least one of the principal rooms in most large houses, where they were merely ornamental.
The story of tapestry as a widely used form of decoration would have ended there had it not been for the revival of interest in medieval life and art in the nineteenth century.
www.springfield.k12.il.us /schools/springfield/eliz/tapestry.html   (686 words)

 Carole King: Tapestry
A tapestry may hang in dusty tatters, ravaged and scarred by the passing of time, evidencing only a flawed shadow of its former glory; it can also maintain its beauty and charisma, deserving its ever growing reputation as an object of wonder, a symbol of glorious days gone by.
Held aloft today, Tapestry prevails as a significant collection of colorfully memorable moments diminished to a slight degree by a dated background of three or four unexceptional tunes, their former power eroded by the passing of the years.
Tapestry was not an entirely original release, in that it reprised some material already familiar to most of its audience.
www.audiophilia.com /software/dm12.htm   (1024 words)

 History of Tapestry and fine hand woven tapestries
Between the hand-woven tapestry art of classical antiquity and that of the Thirteenth century however, a long period of darkness and artistic void intervened in western culture, and for over a thousand years weavers were content to leave the making of large wall paintings to artists and embroiderers.
The tapestry art created at that time was the work of men permeated with religious consciousness and with the warm comprehension of the omniscience and omnipresence of their God.
The pattern or picture of a tapestry is made by the weft thread (side to side) as the tapestry is being woven, and so is part of the structure of the tapestry.
www.io.com /~tapestry   (1574 words)

 tapestry. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
True tapestries include various primitive textiles woven on the rudest of early looms, as well as the famous pictorial hangings of the Middle Ages.
In true tapestry, the front and back surfaces are alike, except that portions of the design of the same color are connected by a loose thread that is left hanging at the back.
Important public collections in the United States that contain fine examples of tapestry weaving are those in the Metropolitan Museum (including the magnificent Hunt of the Unicorn series at the Cloisters) and in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
www.bartleby.com /65/ta/tapestry.html   (795 words)

 ArtLex on Tapestry
Tapestries are either woven with the warp stretched on a vertical loom, called high-warp tapestry weaving, or horizontally on a low-warp loom.
Unfortunately, the tapestries are lost, probably destroyed in a fire in 1760.
tapestries may be based on the designs of artists or on the weaver's original concept, and some abandon the traditional two-dimensional textile for sculptural forms.
www.artlex.com /ArtLex/t/tapestry.html   (722 words)

 The Bayeux Tapestry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
The Bayeux Tapestry is one of the most important pictorial works surviving from the middle ages, and certainly the most important from the eleventh century.
One cannot use the Tapestry as a source for political history, since it is biased, and also because it is a very complex "document." The upper and lower borders are mostly simply decoration, but sometimes show scenes that may be comments upon or clarifications of the story unfolding in the middle section.
Although the tapestry portrays a leopard in place of a fox, the moral is the same and the reason for pointing to this particular fable at this particular place is quite clear.
www.ku.edu /kansas/medieval/108/lectures/bayeux_tapestry.html   (1353 words)

 Tapestry Crochet and Backstrap Weaving   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
Tapestry crochet is similar to regular crochet, except that one or more yarns are carried while another is crocheted.
Her development of special graph paper for charting designs in tapestry crochet is extremely useful, and she presents examples of each type for easy copying by the reader.
Ventura first discovered tapestry crochet as a Peace Corps volunteer in Guatemala when she acquired some of the colorful tapestry-crocheted shoulderbags that are part of traditional Maya male attire.
www.tapestrycrochet.com   (1948 words)

 Egyptian Village Tapestries: The WissaWassef Tapestry Experiment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
Tapestry was selected as the ideal medium because it demanded dedication -- it was one in which an artist matured slowly.
Much of the strength and charm of the successful tapestry designs was due to their direct growth out of the weaving process.
Tapestry weavers are especially active in Kerdassa and Monofia.
www.marlamallett.com /wissawas2.htm   (1594 words)

 Tapestry New Opera Works-Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
Tapestry New Opera Works is dedicated to the development and production of new and original works of music theatre and opera.
Tapestry is involved with the local, national and international community through collaborative productions, funding partners, education programs and more.
Tapestry New Opera relies on the generosity of governments, corporations, foundations and individuals like you.
www.tapestrynewopera.com   (145 words)

 European & medieval tapestries & tapestry wall hangings & fabric
The tapestry wall hanging and fabric of Bayeaux tapestries, from the French revolution are also available using rich fabrics and will one day make a valuable antique for your family and their families.
A wall tapestry is rich with history, not only were tapestries works of courtley elegance with rich fabrics, they also had a practical use, providing insulation for castle walls, covering openings as hangers, or as a tapestry throw and giving privacy around beds.
French tapestries or tapestry art are textile wall hangings that come in a variety of colors and patterns.
www.tapestry-tapestry.com   (558 words)

 FrontPage - Jakarta-tapestry Wiki
Tassel: Tassel (Tapestry Searchable Selection of components) is a repository of user contributed components built with tapestry, cayenne, and lucene.
Tapestry + JDO, the Virtual Library revisited: This is a port of the framework's Virtual Library example, using JDO instead of Enterprise Java Beans for the model.
Tapestry + JDO, the Petshop revisited: This is a port of Luis Neves' Petshop, using JDO instead of JDBC + DAO pattern.
wiki.apache.org /jakarta-tapestry   (936 words)

 Tapestry Folkdance Center
Since 1983, Tapestry Folkdance Center has provided opportunities to participate in the joys of dance and music from around the world in a smoke-free and alcohol-free environment.
Tapestry regularly offers Swing dance classes and workshops, International folk dancing, New England Contra dancing, Family Folk Dance, and English Country dancing.
Tapestry's activities are made possible in part by a grant provided by the Minnesota State Arts Board, through an appropriation by the Minnesota State Legislature, and a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
www.tapestryfolkdance.org   (162 words)

 Tapestry In Action
Tapestry is designed to solve 90%+ of your problems, and give you the freedom to address those last few problems in an application specific manner (by creating new components and new engine services, typically).
I was told that Tapestry applications wouldn't play well in a portal environment, namely a JSR 168 portal or possibly one using WSRP mainly due to the fact that the servlet stuff is hidden in Tapestry.
Tapestry's agenda is as open as the code: be the best way to develop web applications; eliminate uncessary coding so that you can concentrate on what counts: your application's specific business logic.
today.java.net /cs/user/forum/cs_disc/1477   (3198 words)

 Jakarta Tapestry
Tapestry is architected to scale from tiny applications all the way up to massive applications consisting of hundreds of individual pages, developed by large, diverse teams.
Tapestry 4.0 makes much less use of reflection and OGNL than Tapestry 3.0; partly because there are many new binding prefixes and largely because of how parameters are now implemented.
Tapestry Webanwendungen mit dem Apache Framework is a fast-paced guide to using Tapestry, focusing on combining Tapestry with other open-source frameworks, as well as developing Tapestry applications using Spindle.
jakarta.apache.org /tapestry   (1301 words)

 Galleria delle Tappezzerie
The subject is based upon the grape, symbol of the Passion and of the Eucharist.(360K) In the center are the Virgin and Child (300K), before whom a woman kneels, holding a chalice in her right hand; the woman, who wears modern (16th century) clothing (279K) is an allegory of the Church.
The tapestry, currently exhibited in Appartamento Pontificio, was probably commissioned by pope Julius II (1503-1512), whose uncle, pope Sixtus IV, published in 1472 a treatise entitled De Sanguine Christi (Of Christ's Blood).
Above, is the Crucifixion (334K) with the Virgin and Apostle John standing at the foot of the Cross.
www.christusrex.org /www1/vaticano/M-Tapestry.html   (1154 words)

Inventories from the reign of James V show that a similar series of 'Unicorn' tapestries was part of the royal collection.
A third tapestry is currently in preparation and Historic Scotland is currently seeking funding and sponsorship to complete the series.
The tapestries will be displayed in the Queen's Presence Chamber at Stirling Castle, part of a project to furnish the Castle as it would have been in the 16th century.
www.westdean.org.uk /tapestrystudio/commissions/historicscotland.shtml   (463 words)

 Tapestry - JavaPolis 2004 - JavaPolis 2005
Tapestry stresses the principals of Simplicity, Consistency, Efficiency and Feedback and this introduction to the framework will show how those goals simplify web development by making the simplest choice the right choice.
Tapestry reconceptualizes web application development in terms of objects, methods and properties instead of URLs and query parameters.
Tapestry goes far further, providing a complete framework for creating extremely dynamic applications with minimal amounts of coding.
www.javapolis.com /confluence/display/JP04/Tapestry   (282 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Tapestry [Remastered]: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
'Tapestry' is a quiet, acoustic album which was influential in kickstarting the singer-songwriter movement of the early 1970's.
It was not until 1971 that King took the world by storm with her Tapestry album that was destined to become one of the most artistic endeavours of western popular music.
Tapestry is an ageless album like "Year of The Cat", "Blood on the Tracks", "Déjà vu", and a few more.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B0000258CK   (1446 words)

 The Two Maps   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
Woven into the fabric of this new map are data from previous U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) maps that depict the topography and geology of the United States.
The new map resembles traditional 3-D perspective drawings of landscapes with the addition of a fourth dimension, geologic time, which is shown in color.
In mutually enhancing the landscape and its underlying temporal structure, this digital tapestry outlines the geologic story of continental collision and break-up, mountain-building, river erosion and deposition, ice-cap glaciation, volcanism, and other events and processes that have shaped the region over the last 2.6 billion years.
tapestry.usgs.gov /two/two.html   (158 words)

 Tapestry Art - All Fiber Arts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
Tapestry is a rich and powerful artistic medium.
Selections from the Travelling Tapestry Exhibition while it was at the Creative Fibre Festival in Palmerston North, NZ.
Looms, yarns, bobbins and beaters for the tapestry weaver.
www.allfiberarts.com /cs/tapestry.htm   (465 words)

 O'Reilly Open Source Convention 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
The concepts in Tapestry are not new in traditional desktop development, but are mostly foreign to even seasoned web developers.
The purpose of this session is to introduce Tapestry beginning with its original design goals through interactive demonstrations.
Tapestry lives up to each of these goals, and goes beyond.
conferences.oreillynet.com /cs/os2004/view/e_sess/5188   (129 words)

 Tapestry Encyclopedia Article, Information, History and Biography @ JobsInArt.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
Read about their lives, explore their fascinating cultures, and select from more than 20,000 handcrafted works of art.
tapestry Info - Get the best info on tapestry from 14 Search Engines in 1, including Google, Yahoo!, Ask Jeeves and MSN Search.
It is woven by hand on a weaving-loom.
www.jobsinart.com /encyclopedia/Tapestry   (639 words)

 Tapestries - Tapestry Accessories, European tapestries, needlepoint pillows, decor
Tapestries & needlepoint pillows, the centuries-old luxury art forms that have inspired and awed generations, are now at Tuscany Interiors.
Tapestries, once only associated with royalty, can now be brought into your own home.
Contact Us ***Tuscany Interiors has published the following photographs of tapestries and accessories under the written consent and approval of the owner and creator of the catalog from which same is taken.
www.tuscanyinteriors.com   (157 words)

As noted in Textilforum magazine, a thesis on Monika von Fioreschy written by Vera Hubel will be published by Verlag and Datenbank fur Geisteswissenschaften where it is available for 19 Euro at www.vdg-weimar.de and participates in their series "Studies in European Culture." Now that's good news.
Tapestry has a long tradition of monumentally scaled works that push viewers back in order to see them comfortably.
Technically, large scale tapestry retained life-sized proportions to convey that "it really happened," but the sensation sought by most tapestry makers was not intimate but panoramic, wide in narrative scope, and holistically inclusive of detail and meaning.
www.tapestryresource.com   (2235 words)

 tapestry on Encyclopedia.com
TAPESTRY [tapestry] hand-woven fabric of plain weave made without shuttle or drawboy, the design of weft threads being threaded into the warp with fingers or a bobbin.
DECEMBER 01: A detail of the Aubusson tapestry is seen December 1, 2005 in New York City.
Tapestry with picture of Italian Eurosia Fabris Barban, known as "Mamma Rosa", hangs in the Vicenza's cathedral as Cardinal Jose Saraiva
www.encyclopedia.com /html/t1/tapestry.asp   (1358 words)

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