Gobelin

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Go·be·lin

 (gō′bə-lĭn, gŏb′ə-)
n.
A tapestry of a kind woven at the Gobelin works in Paris, France, noted for rich pictorial design.

Gobelin

(ˈɡəʊbəlɪn; French ɡɔblɛ̃)
adj
(Textiles) of or resembling tapestry made at the Gobelins' factory in Paris, having vivid pictorial scenes
n
(Textiles) a tapestry of this kind
[C19: from the Gobelin family, who founded the factory]

Gob•e•lin

(ˈgɒb ə lɪn, ˈgoʊ bə-; Fr. gɔˈblɛ̃)

adj.
1. made at a tapestry factory in Paris established by the Gobelin family.
2. resembling the tapestry made at the Gobelin factory.
n.
3. a tapestry from the Gobelin factory.
[1780–90]
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