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Definition 1: a wall hanging of heavy handwoven fabric often with pictorial designs - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for tapestry in the sense of this definition

(tapestry is a kind of ...) decoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window

"the cold castle walls were covered with hangings"

(tapestry is a part of ...) border consisting of anything placed on the edge to finish something (such as a fringe on clothing or on a rug)

Definition 2: a heavy textile with a woven design; used for curtains and upholstery - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for tapestry in the sense of this definition

(tapestry is a kind of ...) artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers

"the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent" "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC" "she measured off enough material for a dress"

Definition 3: something that resembles a tapestry in its intricacy - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where tapestry or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the tapestry of European history

(tapestry is a kind of ...) the quality of being intricate and compounded

"he enjoyed the complexity of modern computers"

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