What does the word tapestry mean?

Usage examples for tapestry

  1. The floor where they danced was covered with tapestry and hung about with red velvet, but most adorned by the presence of a great number of ladies richly dressed and beautified both by nature and habit, attending on their mistress; and there were also many senators, officers, courtiers, and nobility,- a very great presence of spectators. – A Journal of the Swedish Embassy in the Years 1653 and 1654, Vol II. by Bulstrode Whitelocke
  2. If you're diligent, and keep on at this pace, you'll finish triumphantly with a blank canvas, like Penthesilea and her tapestry in my ancient history. – M. or N. "Similia similibus curantur." by G.J. Whyte-Melville
  3. A small tapestry of the Gobelins made a ragged glow of color on the wall. – Ronicky Doone by Max Brand