Translation of tapestry in Spanish:
noun plural -tries
- 1 1.1 countable or uncountable (wall hanging)(fabric)it's all part of life's rich tapestrytela (feminine) de tapicería¡son cosas de la vida!Example sentences1.2 uncountable (art form) (before noun) tapestry hangings
tapices (masculine plural)
- 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.
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