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 […]
English term deriving from French/Latin meaning ‘silk cultivation’. Oxforddictionary. For the production of silk one needs the insect Bombyx mori. It is a caterpillar better known as the silk worm. […]
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 […]
What are Viking Age tapestries? Why has never anyone told us about these textiles before?