Translation: from spanish

a handwoven tapestry

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  • handwoven — hand•wo•ven [[t]ˈhændˈwoʊ vən[/t]] adj. tex woven by hand or on a hand operated loom: a handwoven sweater; a handwoven tapestry[/ex] • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • 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

  • tapestry — noun (plural tries) Etymology: Middle English, modification of Anglo French tapicerie, from tapit, tapis carpet, hanging, from Greek tapētion, diminutive of tapēt , tapēs carpet Date: 15th century 1. a. a heavy handwoven reversible textile used… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • kilim — /kee leem , kil im/, n. a pileless, tapestry woven rug or other covering made in various parts of the Middle East, eastern Europe, and Turkestan. [1880 85; < Turk < Pers gilim coarse woven blanket] * * * Pileless floor covering handwoven by… …   Universalium

  • Heddle — A heddle is an integral part of a loom. Each thread in the warp passes through a heddle, Weaving. The Encyclopædia Britannica . 11th ed. 1911.] which is used to separate the warp threads for the passage of the weft. Heddle. The Oxford English… …   Wikipedia

  • Muriel Nezhnie Helfman — Nezhnie in her studio with cartoon for Daughters of Earth Muriel Nezhnie Helfman (February 28, 1934 to April 9, 2002), known professionally as Nezhnie, was an American artist, primarily weaving large tapestries throughout 1956–1992. She gained… …   Wikipedia

  • rug and carpet — Any decorative textile normally made of a thick material and intended as a floor covering. Floor coverings made of plaited rushes date from the 5th or 4th millennium BC. Carpets were first made in central and western Asia as coverings for earthen …   Universalium

  • Navajo weaving — A contemporary Navajo rug. Navajo rugs and blankets (Navajo: diyogí) are textiles produced by Navajo people of the Four Corners area of the United States. Navajo textiles are highly regarded and have been sought …   Wikipedia

  • Mathematics and fiber arts — A Möbius strip scarf made from crochet. Mathematical ideas have been used as inspiration for a number of fiber arts including quilt making, knitting, cross stitch, crochet, embroidery and weaving. A wide range of mathematical concepts have been… …   Wikipedia

  • carpet — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. rug, drugget; wall to wall, broadloom, Oriental, etc. See covering. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. carpeting, rug, floor covering, matting, wall to wall carpet, indoor carpeting, outdoor carpeting; see also… …   English dictionary for students

  • Navajo rug — Navajo rugs and blankets are textiles produced by Navajo people ( nv. Diné ) of the Four Corners area of the United States. Navajo textiles are highly regarded and have been sought after as trade items for over 150 years. Commercial production of …   Wikipedia


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