Tapestries

Rosita Sheen

Description

Tapestries have been an enigmatic form of artwork for hundreds of years, with the intricate symbolism of their woven narratives still fascinating viewers today. Unicorns and fantastic beasts rub shoulders with well-heeled aristocrats; famous biblical and saintly stories are played out; allegorical figures, gods and goddesses recline in classical landscapes; and the arms and military achievements of wealthy patrons are depicted in sparkling glory.

In this beautiful illustrated introduction to the history of tapestries, Rosita Sheen reveals the fascinating story of these masterpieces, exploring their conception, manufacture and symbolism right up to the present day.

Details

  • Format
    Paperback
  • Pages
    64
  • Size
    205 x 150mm
  • Publisher
    Osprey
  • ISBN
    9781784423834
Status
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Stock Code
190916
Our Price
$17.99