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as in:  the tapestry hangs in the museum

The tapestry depicts the building of the Notre Dame Cathedral.
  a heavy fabric with a woven picture or design — often hung on a wall for display
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tapestry tapestries tapestried
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  • The tapestry depicts the building of the Notre Dame Cathedral.
  • He was too sleepy even to be surprised that the people in the portraits along the corridors whispered and pointed as they passed, or that twice Percy led them through doorways hidden behind sliding panels and hanging tapestries.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
  • The second chamber was purple in its ornaments and tapestries, and here the panes were purple.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Masque of the Red Death
  • Kings, in those days, took their household tapestries with them on campaign, which was a measure of the kind of camps they had.
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King

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  • ...she thought of dainty dinners, of shining silverware, of tapestry that peopled the walls with ancient personages and with strange birds flying in the midst of a fairy forest;
    Guy de Maupassant  --  The Diamond Necklace
  • Was it a pretty tapestry?
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
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Associated words [difficulty]:   tapestry [2]
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