Old English term ‘mynet’ meaning ‘coin’ originally derives from Germanic. A mint is a place where coins are made. See Oxford Dictionaries. Trade was very important during the Viking Age […]


French term from ‘entre’ meaning ‘in between’ and ‘fenêtre’ meaning ‘window’. CNRTL. An entre-fenetre in French (and English) means an artwork, usually a tapestry long and small, hung on the wall […]


Chinese term for ‘cut or carved silk’. Also written as k’o-ssu. The term refers to the pattern of cut threads in the weave. It is not real, but an illusion […]