We are experts in Hand woven rugs dating from the 16th Century to modern! Aubusson is situated in the southern part of the département , at the confluence of the Creuse River. The route nationale N141 goes through the town. Local lore previously held that the community was settled by defeated Berbers.Following the 8th-century Battle of Tours. But it is now established that Aubusson has existed at least since the Gallo-Roman. The Camp des Châtres, within the town's boundaries, for a long time considered a Roman fort, actually dates back a little further, to the Iron Age. The town was known as Albuciensis in 936 and under the name Albuconis in 1070. The name possibly originates from a name of a man, Albucius. Other scholars claim the name is from a Celtic. In the Middle Ages the town was ruled by viscounts. The vicecomital family also produced a troubadour. Aubusson tapestry in the Musée Nissim de Camondo. Aubusson is well known for its tapestry. Which have been famous throughout the world since the 14th century. Its origins were born with the arrival of weavers from Flanders.
Who took refuge in Aubusson around 1580. There is a famous collection of Aubusson tapestries at Vallon-Pont-d'Arc. The style of the tapestries produced has changed through the centuries, from scenes of green landscapes through to hunting scenes. In the 17th Century, the Aubusson and Felletin workshops were given "Royal Appointment" status. A downturn in fortunes came after the French revolution and the arrival of wallpaper.However, tapestry made something of a comeback during the 1930s, with artists such as Cocteau, Dufy, Dali, Braque, Calder and Picasso being invited to Aubusson to express themselves through the medium of wool. Aubusson tapestry still thrives today, preserving a range of traditional skills. In 1983, lAtelier Raymond Picaud chose Burhan Doançay. S Ribbon Series as a tapestry subject. S famous Christ in Glory tapestry, designed by artist Graham Sutherland. Was woven in nearby Felletin.
Installed in 1962, this was the world's largest vertical tapestry up until the 1990s. The item "Auth Antique Aubusson Tapestry Silk & Wool Hand Made French Beauty 3x6 NR" is in sale since Wednesday, March 31, 2021.This item is in the category "Home & Garden\Home Décor\Tapestries". The seller is "lordhalifaxthe3rrd" and is located in Beverly Hills, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.