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William Morris Quest for the Holy Grail

William Morris Tapestries

William Morris tapestries: timeless and fresh. A look at Morris & Co tapestry designs. William Morris (1834-1896) was a man of many talents; an artist, writer, social activist and textile...

14th Century Tapestries - Part Two

14th century tapestries article - part two, describing their history and variety within Europe. Continued from the first part ... Although the English victory at Agincourt was a blow to dreams and...

Lady and the Unicorn

The Lady and the Unicorn Tapestries

A visit to see The Lady and the Unicorn tapestries in the Cluny Museum is an awe-inspiring experience; an intriguing viewing of tapestries exploring the senses. The Lady and The Unicorn...

The Battle of Hastings

Medieval Wall Tapestries

Medieval wall tapestries - a history starting with the Bayeux Tapestry. Around 500AD, when Rome could no longer contain the fierce Northern European, tribes, the Roman Empire was replaced by much...

Detail of Licorne a la Fontaine

The Unicorn Tapestries

The Unicorn Tapestries are among the most significant medieval tapestries ever created. The Hunt of the Unicorn Tapestries, as they are sometimes called, are a truly awe-inspiring series of...

Tapestry weaving with Jacuard loom

Tapestry Weaving and the Jacquard Loom

How tapestry weaving and the Jacquard loom combined to revolutionize this ancient art. All of the tapestries available on our website are Jacquard woven. What does this signify? A trip back to the...

The Last Supper

Religious Tapestries

Religious tapestries make an intriguing and inspirational addition to any home. They are not only of great interest to Christians but have an aesthetic appeal to art collectors. There is an...

Verdure Tapastries

Verdure Tapestries

A history of tapestry art with descriptions of verdure tapestries available today. Tapestries were produced in Europe from around the twelfth century when, it is believed, the art of weaving was...

Information about wall tapestries

Information About Wall Tapestries

Background information about wall tapestries for sale by The Tapestry House - a summary about the weaving of fine European tapestry wall-hangings. All of our tapestries and wall hangings are...

Baroque Tapestries Louis XIV Chateaux

Baroque Tapestries

Baroque tapestries include many splendid series of Louis XIV chateaux masterpieces of Louis XIV woven in France, tracing their history back over centuries. Scenery and landscapes have always been...

Bob Pejman Art Tapestries

Bob Pejman Art Tapestries

Bob Pejman art tapestries form a popular part of our selection - Tuscan, Lake Como and Mediterranean tapestry wall-hangings woven in Belgium. We have over 20 designs available, most in several...