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simple dining room table covered with a tapestry runner made of wool,

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									Tapestries in the United States of America were
   especially popular in the late 1800's.
   Being part of the interior design tapestries
  represented much charm and elegance. The
wealthiest American aristocracy followed many
 features used in European styles in which wall
  tapestries were applied in estate homes and
 Nowadays, people continue looking for unique and individualized ways and
methods of decorating their houses Doing this they are longing to reflect their
individuality, sense of style and good taste Today, a wall tapestry is
considered to be a sophisticated replacement of a framed painting or an oil
canvas The contemporary wall tapestries are made with the usage of high
quality art, decorative hardware options and exclusive textures Besides, these
wall decorations prove to be extremely beautiful and durable Generally
speaking, a tapestry is an ancient form of art that was woven on a
loom-Egyptian mummies many years ago Usually, the mummies were buried
in tapestries
 The tapestries of the highest quality are made by hand The tapestries offer
numerous possibilities of texture, style and color which will immediately attract
other people's attention A good tapestry
has a beautiful and unique decor and can be really used for decorating a wall
in the modern homes which have high ceilings and much of open space The
need for tapestries has evolved many years ago Since that time the mankind
has got acquainted with the main functions of this kind of decoration If earlier
tapestries were particularly appreciated for their artistic or decorative features,
later these functions were replaced by more practical uses which consist
mainly in the protection of people living in the walls of cold castles This was
the main use of tapestries in the Middle Ages
 Today, there're many uses of tapestries Choose from Different
Tapestry Options! Some bright pillows and warm chenille tapestry on a sofa or
bed will offer you warmth and personal style to your room As a result, your
simple dining room table covered with a tapestry runner made of wool,
synthetic fibers, silk, or cotton will turn into a completely new furnishing in your
room And a sleek fireplace without a mantel will become the central point in
your room only due to the six foot long tapestry, especially if it has a modern or
rustic design Buying a tapestry consider the style of hardware especially if
you wish to emphasize its location on a wall You can also find cast iron sets
with rods, brackets and finials available in different finish colors, including
bronzed wood, gold leaf, or flat black It's necessary only to hang the
tapestry close to the wall with the help of decorative solid brass hooks
  Choosing a suitable design of tapestry consider your interior design of the
room There're different styles of tapestries, including antique, a Fleur de
Lies, traditional medieval or Renaissance style, or an enlarged spear shape
finials You should compliment the style of your room first of all If you seek a
more modern tapestry design you can select a single flower design or a
geometric design Where Can Good Tapestries Be Purchased? Belgium
Flanders is one of the origins of the earliest technique of tapestry weaving
However, other countries have contributed into the distribution of tapestries all
over the world These were England, Italy, France, and Germany
 The European tapestries depicted different decor styles of every new age in
the course of history Tapestries which originated from different countries
depicted certain images which were characteristic of those countries Thus, for
instance, Italian and Belgium tapestries depicted rural scenes of their country
as well as religious topics After the age of Renaissance, French, English, and
German tapestries reflected the hunters, game animals, war scenes from
well-known battles in the course of history Gardens and flowers were always
popular decorations of European tapestries

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