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Edward Burne-Jones Tapestries

Edward Burne-Jones Tapestries

Edward Burne-Jones tapestries are often viewed in the context of the collaborations he enjoyed with William Morris. They have so many connections in tapestries and in art generally. Their...

Lebensbaum Tapestry

Tree of Life Tapestries - But Which One?

A variety of Tree of Life tapestries are on our website, mostly from William Morris or Gustav Klimt. Given this selection it is interesting to consider the background to this subject and why they...

Lion and Unicorn Tapestries

Portiere Wall-Hangings

You may wonder "What is a portière?". Portiere wall-hangings are defined by Wikipedia as: "A portière is a hanging curtain placed over a door or over the doorless entrance to a...

How to Hang a Tapestry

Every order shipped by The Tapestry House includes a sheet with information about how to hang a tapestry. This also discusses its simple care. Here are those notes:- These practical points will...

The Last Supper

Flanders Tapestries

Flanders Tapestries - their historical development from art influences in Europe. In the early 16th century in Brussels, an increasing number of tapestries were produced to satisfy the...

Renaissance Tapestries

Renaissance Tapestries

Renaissance tapestries or medieval tapestries? This can be a matter of terminology though it is more historical, with the medieval period generally pre-dating the Renaissance. Throughout this...

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...

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...

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...

William Morris Tapestry Art

William Morris Tapestry Art

William Morris was an English designer, poet, artist and craftsman whose designs for textiles, stained glass, furniture, wallpaper and many other decorative arts helped create the Arts and Crafts...