Translation of tapestry in Spanish:

tapestry

Pronunciation: /ˈtæpəstri/

n (plural -tries)

  • 1 1.1 countable or uncountable/numerable o no numerable (wall hanging) tapiz (m); (fabric) tela (f) de tapicería it's all part of life's rich tapestry [set phrase/frase hecha] ¡son cosas de la vida! [set phrase/frase hecha]
    More 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/no numerable (art form) tapicería (feminine) (before noun/delante del nombre) tapestry hangings tapices (masculine plural)
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable (needlepoint) bordado (masculine) en cañamazo; (before noun/delante del nombre) [wool] de bordar tapestry frame bastidor (masculine)

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