wall hanging


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wall hanging

n.
A flat decorative object, such as a tapestry, rug, or antique map, hung against a wall.

wall′ hang`ing


n.
a tapestry, carpet, or similar object hung against a wall as decoration; arras.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wall hanging - decoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a windowwall hanging - decoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window; "the cold castle walls were covered with hangings"
decoration, ornament, ornamentation - something used to beautify
dossal, dossel - an ornamental hanging of rich fabric hung behind the altar of a church or at the sides of a chancel
Kakemono - a Japanese (paper or silk) wall hanging; usually narrow with a picture or writing on it and a roller at the bottom
lambrequin - short and decorative hanging for a shelf edge or top of a window casing
arras, tapestry - a wall hanging of heavy handwoven fabric with pictorial designs
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