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


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


(ˈgɒb ə lɪn, ˈgoʊ bə-; Fr. gɔˈblɛ̃)

1. made at a tapestry factory in Paris established by the Gobelin family.
2. resembling the tapestry made at the Gobelin factory.
3. a tapestry from the Gobelin factory.
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The count had valuable Gobelin tapestries and Persian carpets in the house.
The walls were hung round with tapestry, said to be from the Gobelin looms, and, at all events, representing the Scriptural story of David and Bathsheba, and Nathan the Prophet, in colours still unfaded, but which made the fair woman of the scene almost as grimly picturesque as the woe-denouncing seer.
Goalkeepers: Ibrahima Ousmane Arthur Dabo (FC Gobelins, France), Jean Dieu Donne Randrianasolo (CNaPS Sport) Melvin Andrien (FC Martigues, France)
A French tapestry of dancing nymphs from the Gobelins workshop, said to have belonged to Louis XIV, hangs next to a Mesopotamian bronze statue of Prophet Mohammad's (PBUH) mythical winged horse.
[beaucoup moins que]Cette participation record traduit notamment la fidelite de prestigieuses institutions de l'animation mondiale : La Poudriere, les Gobelins, l'Office National du Film du Canada (ONF), Academie Libanaise des Beaux-Arts de Beyrouth, Royal College of Art a Londres, La Geidai (Tokyo university of Art)...[beaucoup plus grand que], ajoutent les organisateurs.
Floors were covered with Savonnerie carpets made exclusively for the crown and walls were hung with tapestries from the royal Gobelins and Beauvais workshops.
The council also announced on its official Twitter account that registration for the courses at the prestigious French school 'The Gobelins' have now opened for courses due to start in France from July 2 to 16.
Despite competition from Rudolf II's Castrucci workshop in Prague and Louis XIV's Gobelins factory, both headed by Italian craftsmen, it is Florentine workmanship above all which has been sought after ever since.
A graduate of the top-rated college of animation, Gobelins School of the Image in France, AYMRC is highly respected by the professional animation and artist community worldwide.
It will also develop training programmes, in conjunction with the University of Southern California, the Studio School and Film Independent in the United States, and La Femis and Les Gobelins in France.
Talent development partnerships with global film institutes, including The University of Southern California, the Studio School and Film Independent in the United States, and La Femis and Les Gobelins in France, are providing critical skills training for aspiring and established Saudi filmmakers, as well as 'train the trainers' programmes to add further domestic skill building capacity.