Beauvais - (Textiles)

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Beauvais - (Textiles) A centre of tapestry-weaving in France. A factory was founded there, reputedly with state aid, about 1665, and throughout the remainder of the seventeenth century and most of the eighteenth century produced tapestries that were the finest being made in France. Important figures associated with Beauvais were Behagle, Oudry, Boucher. Tapestry covers for furniture are a feature of the eighteenth and nineteenth century.


The World Market for Tapestries, Handwoven Gobelins, Flanders, Aubusson, Beauvais, and Needleworked Tapestries: A 2011 Global Trade PerspectiveThe World Market for Tapestries, Handwoven Gobelins, Flanders, Aubusson, Beauvais, and Needleworked Tapestries: A 2011 Global Trade Perspective

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