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American English: /ˈtæpəstri/
British English: /ˈtapɪstri/

Translation of tapestry in Spanish:

noun plural -tries

  • 1 1.1 countable or uncountable (wall hanging)
    tela (feminine) de tapicería
    it's all part of life's rich tapestry
    ¡son cosas de la vida!
    Example sentences
    • On the walls, there were thick tapestries made of expensive fabrics, and old pictures painted in glory.
    • Her range of work includes hand-woven tapestry, wall hangings, framed tapestries, hand-woven bags and belts.
    • She embroiders clothes, makes tapestries, and weaves.
    1.2 uncountable (art form) (before noun) tapestry hangings
    tapices (masculine plural)
  • 2 uncountable (needlepoint)
    bordado (masculine) en cañamazo
    (before noun) (wool)
    de bordar
    tapestry frame

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