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best way to hang a batik tapestry?

I bought a large batik tapestry hand-painted on lightweight canvas, with raw, unfinished edges. I'd like to hang it as opposed to frame it, but it has sharp creases from being folded in my luggage. I'm afraid to iron or steam it. What are some affordable options for displaying it nicely? [more inside]
posted by egeanin on Oct 7, 2014 - 6 answers

How do I go about appraising this stitched tapestry from Srinagar?

A friend of mine was in Srinagar in the 60s, and bought a small tapestry with Arabic writing on it. How do we go about getting it appraised? What does the writing on it say? [more inside]
posted by yoz420 on Jul 19, 2013 - 14 answers

Info and value on a Peruvian tapestry?

Artfilter: What can you tell me about this handmade Peruvian weaving/tapestry? [more inside]
posted by eggman on Apr 17, 2012 - 6 answers

How do you hang things without leaving a mark?

How do I hang things on the walls of my apartment without making holes/leaving marks? [more inside]
posted by zardoz on Jul 7, 2010 - 23 answers

Help me identify this large Asian tapestry

Help me identify this large Asian tapestry. It's 128 inches long and 75 inches wide, and belonged to my great-grandmother (who lived in Germany, if that helps) so must be at least 100 years old. Any information you can glean from the linked pictures would be really helpful -- what language is the writing? What might this thing be?
posted by plantbot on May 25, 2010 - 11 answers

What's the hot Java web framework?

I'm starting a new project at work rewriting a web application from scratch. We want to rewrite it in Java for a number of reasons that aren't really important. I've spent the last few months off and on researching web frameworks, but I haven't got a really good handle on how the web-development community feels about them. Help me choose! [more inside]
posted by Plutor on May 5, 2008 - 7 answers

secret to getting "OLD" out of fabric

Getting "OLD" moist smell out of fabric? [more inside]
posted by Pressed Rat on Oct 22, 2007 - 4 answers

Arabic tapestry?

What does the writing on this tapestry mean? It looks like Arabic, but I'm not sure. [more inside]
posted by nervestaple on Dec 21, 2006 - 11 answers

Bayeux Tapestry Resources

I am looking for either books or online resources for Bayeux Tapestry - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bayeux_Tapestry - style illustrations (or any other book/site that depicts depict medieval life.) So far, the illustrations on the web are of relatively small size or poor quality.
posted by turbanhead on Dec 10, 2004 - 4 answers

Hanging a Tapestry

I have an 8-foor-square tapestry. Unfortunately, it has no loops or hooks so I have no idea how to hang it from the wall. Any suggestions? (more inside) [more inside]
posted by XQUZYPHYR on Oct 31, 2004 - 7 answers

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