More About Tapestry Wall Hangings


The most expressive and effective art form that the world has ever known is the tapestry art form. The stories of the Greeks, Romans, Medieval, and the Renaissance period as well as the Old and New Testament are told vividly in woven tapestry art. Stories related to Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey are expressed in these tapestry wall hangings . Even the stories of Virgil's Aneida and Ovid's Metamorphoses are intensely portrayed through these wall hangings.

Innumerable heroes and nobility have owned hand-woven wall hangings tapestries in France, England, Germany, and Italy from ancient times to the more recent times through the thirteenth to the eighteenth centuries. There was a period of darkness and interruption of artistic expression between the hand-woven tapestry art of classical antiquity and that of the thirteenth century and wall hanging tapestries. For over a thousand years, the weavers were content to leave the making of large tapestry wall hangings to artists and embroider. Today they are made on Jacquard looms.

You can choose from a wide range of tapestry wall hangings from Budget Tapestries. You can choose form Unicorn tapestries, Medieval art forms, Renaissance, Raphael, Verdure, François Boucher, Aubusson, Bayeux, Chenille Tapestries, Floral and Still life, Lake Como, Royal Hunt Scenes, Oriental tapestries, William Morris, Arts and Crafts, Beatrix Potter and Cicely Mary Parker. Among the various wall hangings, Unicorn wall hangings tapestry is a vivid example of marvellous art form, as in no other art form has such pictorial depiction of events and stories so vividly portrayed as in Unicorn wall hanging tapestries. Compositions reflect the Passion of Christ, Resurrection, and Incarnation.

In the early thirteenth and fourteenth century, Gothic art appeared in woven tapestry. Themes in medieval tapestry wall hangings are highly personal, intense, human and spiritual. You can see the opposite expressed in Renaissance wall hangings. The purpose of Renaissance tapestry wall hanging was to produce illusions of what reality should be. Raphael’s sketches have made a special place in tapestries. Raphael is best known for his Madonna and for his large figure compositions in the Vatican in Rome.

Verdure’s main subject is nature that includes landscape, forests, leaves, fruits, animals, and hunters. French painter, François Boucher is noted for his pastoral and mythological scenes. Frivolity and sensuousness characterize his work.

Budget tapestries offer great prices for all its products. It provides free shipping to worldwide, which becomes another reason to buy your favourite wall hanging from Budget tapestry.

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