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A tapestry is an image that is woven into the fabric and comes in a variety of designs and styles. The tapestry is available in different forms such as wall hangings, tapestry pillows, tapestry cushions etc. Tapestries are a traditional art form that are still very popular and are appreciated by the people. These beautiful works of art are the true artistic representation of the creativity of the artisan. These classic décor accessories are the interior designer’s delight and an amateur’s extravagance.

There are numerous designs available that offer the buyer a wide array of options to choose from such as Romantic, Floral, Belgian tapestry, landscape tapestry, Gothic, Renaissance, 11th century Bayeux tapestry, floral tapestry, and mediaeval tapestry etc. The buyer or the interior designer can select a design that compliments the theme of the space and enhance the overall appeal of the décor.

Tapestries were admired in historical Europe, even the churches and cathedrals used ornate tapestries to depict religious scenes for educating the common man about the bible stories. As the tapestries were easier to transport and handle they were thus preferred over murals and other static art forms such as sculptures.

A wide variety of materials are used to make a tapestry. Chenille and Bayeux is popular fabrics used for making tapestries. Chenille is a soft and durable fabric while Bayeux is a long strip of linen that is course in nature.

Save on tapestries offer a wide selection of tapestries including French, Belgian and Italian tapestries. There are some classic favorites such as the lady and the unicorn series with Millefleur background, William Morris-knights of the round table series created by Edward BorneJones, King Arthur & William Morris of the Arts & Crafts movement.

These objects of desire enthrall the one who possess the beautiful tapestries. People like to keep the precious possession and pass it on to as a family heirloom. Save on tapestries offer a convenient and secure shopping experience to the buyer. Visit the site www.saveontapestries.com to see the lovely display of the tapestry design’s on offer and select the one that compliments your décor.