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tapestry
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The Fountainhead
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tapestry
Used in
The Fountainhead
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  • They were married in a living room that displayed armchairs of faded tapestry, blue and purple, and a lamp with a fringe of glass beads.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He sat in a tapestry armchair of his drawing room, half lying, legs and stomach forward, like an obnoxious child flaunting his bad posture.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The dark mahogany paneling, the tapestries, the priceless pieces of old furniture were kept faultlessly clean, but the room smelt, somehow, of indigence and of decay.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The room was not exactly modern, not quite Colonial and just a little short of French Empire; the furnishings presented straight planes and swan-neck supports, black mirrors and electric hurricane lamps, chromium and tapestry; there was unity in a single attribute: in the expensiveness of everything.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: the tapestry hangs in the museum
as in: the tapestry of my life
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