Traditional tapestries

Design/Objetos - Morris and Morris Tapestry from the Arts and Crafts Movement. A design movement from 1860 to 1910. It stood for traditional craftsmanship using romantic,medieval and folk styles of decoration. It was a reaction against industry at the time.

Owl

Embroidered wall hanging 'The Owl' worked in silks on a background of silk damask, designed by John Henry Dearle, ca. and embroidered by Mrs Battye, ca. made by Morris & Co.

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An interesting idea would be to tattoo items that were, essentially, life plot devices: wedding rings, diplomas, maybe that toy car that rolled into the neighbor's yard and won you a lifelong friend trting to get it back.

lines and colors: Cayce Zavaglia creates her portraits in a novel variation on the time honored traditions of tapestry, using crewel embroidery wool in a method in which the direction of the threads are not blended into a uniform pattern, but given direction within the creation of the form — like brushstrokes, producing a much more “painterly” (“threaderly”?) surface.

lines and colors: Cayce Zavaglia creates her portraits in a novel variation on the time honored traditions of tapestry, using crewel embroidery wool in a method in which the direction of the threads are not blended into a uniform pattern, but given direct

Traditional tapestry (“arpillera”) woven by Chilean women depicting torture under the Pinochet regime, 1990

Traditional tapestry (“arpillera”) woven by Chilean women depicting torture under the Pinochet regime, 1990

Modern traditional entryway - white walls, wood floors, tribal rug, modern walnut and white modern console

A Century-Old House in San Francisco Gets a Modern Makeover

Textile fragment; Huari, Tiahuanaco 600-900. British Museum, Online Collection.

Huari ::: slit tapestry ::: camelid wool ::: Nazca, Peru ::: Tiahuanaco: pre-Incan: c.

banjara Indian Traditional Tapestry sari Patchwork Embroidered Wall Hanging #Handmade

banjara Indian Traditional Tapestry sari Patchwork Embroidered Wall Hanging

banjara Indian Traditional Tapestry sari Patchwork Embroidered Wall Hanging #Handmade

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