Fabric Wall Hangings
"Embroideries, large wall tapestries, carpets, quilts and fabric wall hangings provide an attractive decorative focus to your walls."
Add Visual Interest To The Walls with large Wall Tapestries
From the sophisticated indian silk to the bold woven or embroidered European tapestries and the modern hand-painted canvases, fabric wall hangings represent one of the ways to display beautiful wall decor.
What is Their History?
In South America, embroidered hangings used to adorn doorways, walls and shrines.
In past times, Ottoman dynasties commissioned the weaving of fine linen, cotton, silk and wool tapestries and embroideries to enrich the walls of their palaces.
On walls of larger houses in France and Spain were hung fine tapestries-with more functions: decorative and practical - they beautified the walls and were a sign of wealth, but also helped to insulate rooms against cold.
MidModmom - Beatriz Macias
It is displayed stretched over white canvas and I just love its color and texture!
Scale of Fabric Wall Hangings - The scale of wall hangings in relation to the size of the wall is very important:
Do you know how to display your tapestry? Check our page with tips onHow To Hang A Tapestry!
Fabric Wall hangings - Are They Durable? - Fabric hangings are expected to be durable, and if they are well looked after, should last a very long time. However there are good and bad locations to hang them up.
What a "good location" and what is a "bad location" for a fabric wall hangings:
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