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Tapestries were often known by the name of their city or factory of origin. In Hamlet, Polonius hides (and is stabbed) behind the Arras; Arras is a town in northern France famous for tapestry production. Similarly, one might speak of a fine Gobelins, if the tapestry was made at the Royal (now State) factory in Paris. Notes: 1: Polonius could hide behind the Arras because tapestries were hung about a foot from the wall, to keep them out of the rising damp. 2: Note that tapestry is woven, not stitched. Other decorative fabrics, such as petit point or Berlin work, are sometimes mistakenly referred to as tapestry.

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