Tapestries as DIY sound insulation

In the Middle Ages, many cavernous halls displayed woven tapestries as symbols of status. However, living in a time of fiberglass insulation and central heating, we often forget the lack of sound-deadening qualities these large, cold halls exhibited, making large tapestries more than pieces of art, but a sound-proofing tool that protected againsted the damp, chilly winters. Tapestries had the further advantage of being easily transportable between residences while often depicting historical events.

Source: Dayton Art Institute, Wikipedia

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1 Response to Tapestries as DIY sound insulation

  1. Torrance says:

    I feel like this is something I mentioned to you one day?

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