The Cultural Dimension and Its Influence on the Relationship between the Textile and Furniture

Inas Hosny Ibrahim Anous


The tapestry contribute to the charm of interior design and comfort of men, its delicate colours complete the style of furniture , certain tapestries , in robust drawing , combine very well with a rustique or contemporary furniture. The tapestries of chairs, “au petit point” , naturally accompany the old wood as those of the Beauvais factory. With branches and flowers under the reign of Louis XIV, with medallions under the reign of Louis XVI, with ancient scenes in the Empire , in round bouquets under the reign of Louis-Philippe, the tapestry seat have their frames or their background animated by the decorative themes which characterize each style. The research aims to examine the close relationship between the textile and furniture in the light of The cultural dimension of each society from the XVII century to the XX Century in France.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2013.v4n11p295

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