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tapestry Brussels

noun
See under Brussels carpet.
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Brussels carpet

noun
a carpet made with three-ply or four-ply worsted yarn drawn up in uncut loops to form a pattern over the entire surface (body Brussels) or made of worsted or woolen yarns on which a pattern is printed (tapestry Brussels)

Origin:
1790–1800

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Brussels carpet
 
n
a worsted carpet with a heavy pile formed by uncut loops of wool on a linen warp

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