Definition of Gobelin in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡɒb(ə)lã/
Pronunciation: /ˈɡəʊb(ə)lã/ Pronunciation: /ˈɡɒb(ə)lɪn/
(also Gobelin tapestry)


A tapestry made at the Gobelins factory in Paris, or in imitation of one.
Example sentences
  • The most important recent contribution to the renewal of Gobelins tapestry came from the painter Jean Lurcat, who began working there in the thirties.
  • The other furniture in the room includes an imposing suite covered with Gobelins tapestries, purchased from French and Company in 1955.
  • This in all likelihood represents the low retaining walls built along the Bièvre River, especially those along the rue Croulebarbe and the Gobelins tapestry works.

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