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Gobelin Tapestry

So called from Giles Gobelin, a French dyer in the reign of Francois I., who discovered the Gobelin scarlet. His house in the suburbs of St. Marcel, in Paris, is still called the Gobelins.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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