Socialism failed and no longer exists. Only half die by jumping to Cuba and North Korea, but for the Latin American left Havana remains the Vatican, and, like many Catholics, it can no longer observant but is equally overwhelmed by the presence of the Holy Father Fidel. Written by Jorge Schaulsohn All religions have their sacred sites. Catholics to the Vatican, where the maximum is to see the Holy Father in his public audience on Wednesdays. Jews go to Mourn The Wall, the western wall of what was destroyed, the Temple of Jerusalem two thousand years ago. The historical origins of decorative tapestry as a whole, responds to the need to decorate the old walls, as is the case of Egyptian wall paintings and reliefs of the Assyrians, coupled with the need for shelter and must be traced to the early days fabric decorated. Among the paintings of one of the famous Hypogeum Beni-Hassan is represented identically to a loom high lizo working on two weavers, and other paintings of ancient Egypt are drawn curtains that look like tapestries. The same character is found in several reliefs of the Assyrian palaces. It is also evident in the descriptions of the Tabernacle, the sumptuous tapestry ordered by Moises as a tent in the desert (Exodus, c. 36-39) and the curtain or veil of the temple of Jerusalem prepared by Salomon with great magnificence and second Flavius Josephus, the Babylonian era art. However, it appears that these figures were embroidered curtains and not weaving.
Carpet in the Old Cathedral of Lerida
The Greeks had to use as decorative rugs from some of its pictorial decorations well as vases and Roman drapes as shown in the figurative wall paintings of Pompeii and many of the texts of historians that it is inferred that these pieces came from East. But do not retain samples of that time except for some rare piece and so-called Coptic tapestries.
Over time, the carpet has become a luxury and very expensive work, which in its initial usefulness, have added to embellish the interior walls of churches and luxurious rooms and contribute to the splendor of the great decorative items for holidays such as first order and moving character. Therefore, the Catholic Church, first in the East and the West after the carpets were taken to the splendor of worship, having no problem in the Middle Ages to use them and even if the same stew figures bearing parts Manufacturing East have anything religious. This use contributes greatly to the advancement and extension of this industry and many other eastern cooperate to end the expedition of the Crusaders.
The tapestry is one of the oldest objects that can be considered decorative furniture. Made use of the openings and to cover walls, floors and furniture as important until the sixteenth century became confused with each step the tapestries themselves with rugs and carpets. From the fifteenth century, also used for hangings in the decoration of public roads during the celebration of a solemn event or reception. Since the seventeenth century popularized the use of carpets and rugs, distinguished from the tapestry. To cover the walls of luxurious rooms is used since the sixteenth century silk velvet and embroidered Damascus and from the fourteenth or fifteenth guadameciles. Currently, the term “carpet” to refer to the desktop of computer monitors or screens of mobile phones.

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