A fabric, usually of worsted, worked upon a warp of linen or other thread by hand, the designs being usually more or less pictorial and the stuff employed for wall hangings and the like. The term is also applied to different kinds of embroidery.
- A heavy cloth woven with rich, often varicolored designs or scenes, usually hung on walls for decoration and sometimes used to cover furniture.
- Something felt to resemble a richly and complexly designed cloth: the tapestry of world history.
- To hang or decorate with tapestry.
- To make, weave, or depict in a tapestry.