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Definition of Tapestry

Tapestry

  1. A fabric, usually of worsted, worked upon a warp of linen or other thread by hand, the designs being usually more or less pictorial and the stuff employed for wall hangings and the like. The term is also applied to different kinds of embroidery.
  2. To adorn with tapestry, or as with tapestry.

Tapestry Quotations

Nature uses only the longest threads to weave her patterns, so that each small piece of her fabric reveals the organization of the entire tapestry.
Richard P. Feynman

We don't accomplish anything in this world alone... and whatever happens is the result of the whole tapestry of one's life and all the weavings of individual threads form one to another that creates something.
Sandra Day O'Connor

We look at life from the back side of the tapestry. And most of the time, what we see is loose threads, tangled knots and the like. But occasionally, God's light shines through the tapestry, and we get a glimpse of the larger design with God weaving together the darks and lights of existence.
John Piper

My life has been a tapestry of rich and royal hue, an everlasting vision of the ever changing view.
Carole King

The presidency is the most visible thread that runs through the tapestry of the American government. More often than not, for good or for ill, it sets the tone for the other branches and spurs the expectations of the people.
Mike Pence
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Tapestry Translations

tapestry in Dutch is wandtapijt, behang
tapestry in French is tapisserie
tapestry in German is Wandteppich, Gobelin
tapestry in Spanish is tapiz
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