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Mortlake Tapestry

The best English tapestry made at Mortlake (Middle-sex), in the reign of James I.

“Why, lady, do you think me Wrought in a loom, some Dutch-piece weaved at Mortlake?”

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