World Map Tapestries

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Looking for world map tapestries to transform your home decor?

Then see our old style map wall hangings here.

There's nothing more old school than these world map tapestries, yet it gives your home such unique charisma.

Imagine walking into a room, whether it is a lounge, dining room or home office or other room and seeing an antique style world map on display.

These world maps aint just pretty. They are a cartological and historical throwback as well. They bring the antique art of adding beauty to a topic such as map making, with their flourishes and embellishments such as sea gods, creatures, expressive clouds and more.

People has always been exploring the world beyond their own shores, due to natural curiosity.

With nautical exploration in the 17th century trending, there was a huge growth in the art of world map making or cartography. Looking at an old world map tapestry is actually a journey through time.

You see curious large areas of terra incognita or "unknown lands", and these areas were "filled in" with decorative effects. Then as knowledge of distant lands improved, these decorations were placed more on the periphery, such as in Typus orbis terrarum and Typus Orbis Terrarum.

Here's a fine collection of ancient world map tapestries for you to explore. They are fascinating historical documents that add an element of history to any home.

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    A New and Accurate Map Tapestry

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    • $138.00 USD
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    Antique Map Tapestry

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    • $91.00 USD
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    Antique Map Geographica Tapestry

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    • $138.00 USD
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    Chenille Map Tapestry

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    • $202.00 USD
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    East Indies Tapestry

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    • $253.00 USD
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    Global Safari Tapestry

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    • $161.00 USD
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    Italian Wine Country Tapestry

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    • $197.00 USD
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    Map of Paris Tapestry

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    • $161.00 USD
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    Map of West Indies Tapestry

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    • $655.00 USD
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    Mappemonde Tapestry

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    • $212.00 USD
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    Nova Terarum Orbis Tapestry

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    • $323.00 USD
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    Nova Totius Terrarum Tapestry

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    • $165.00 USD
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    Old World Map Tapestry

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    • $153.00 USD
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    Olde World Map Tapestry

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    Orbis Terrae Tapestry

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    • $354.00 USD
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    Planisfero Tapestry

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    • $201.00 USD
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    Ptolemaeus Map Tapestry

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    • $495.00 USD
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    Souvenirs Des Voyage Tapestry

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    The Copernican System Tapestry

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    • $168.00 USD
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    The World Tapestry

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    • $139.00 USD
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    Toledo Tapestry

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    • $839.00 USD
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    Typus Orbis Terrarum Tapestry

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    • $186.00 USD
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    Typus Orbis Terrarum III Tapestry

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    • $189.00 USD
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    USA Tag on Wood Tapestry

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    World Map Tapestry

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