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Renaissance Tapestries Decoration

The transition from Gothic to Renaissance mixed revealed previously unknown details of the questions that were in the two periods. Often Gothic forms were used with human figures, dressed in Renaissance costumes and classic. The perspective of the images improved. The weaving of carpets of the Renaissance has its final, when Raphael made a series of cartoons for Pope Leo X illustrate the book of Acts. Raphael was not a weaver, and knew little about the art of weaving carpets or texture. Although Raphael and his clients were Italians, the carpets were actually woven in Brussels.

Knotting was introduced in England under James I. The Mortlake works were the first, and workers and flemish designs. They have a great deal of excellent work, but much of it is copied from foreign designs, including the Raphael cartoons. The former produced designs of great strength, showing alleviation of the stormy scenes of war or themes. The carpets were made by them only woven pictures and even though they break very decorative value, but also contributed to the art of weaving to.

Flemish workers introduced in other countries, including Spain, Germany and Italy, although the industry in these countries is very important, was never adopted.

The Italian tapestries from the previous periods are scarcely distinguishable from the Flemish. Under Louis XIV and his successors, the French tapestry weaving became even more important than the Flemish. The Gobelins factory became one of the largest manufacturers of this type of work.

The boundaries are often imitations of gilded wood frames. Arc mostly mythological or historical themes, instead of religious objects from earlier times. Under Louis XV pastoral scenes were very popular, are based on designs by Watteau, Boucher, Fragonard, and exported to other popular court painter. Tapestry is woven into smaller pieces for use in the coating.

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