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Aubusson

(ōbüsôN), town (1993 est. pop. 5,546), Creuse dept., central France, in the former province of Marche, on the Creuse River. Its famous tapestry and carpet manufactures date from the 15th cent. Aluminum, electric lamps, and rubber goods are also made. Aubusson is the seat of a school of decorative arts and a museum of tapestry.

Aubusson

1. a town in central France, in the Creuse department: a centre for flat-woven carpets and for tapestries since the 16th century. Pop.: 4662 (1999)
2. denoting or relating to these carpets or tapestries
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Aubusson has form at the track, was beaten a nose in a French Grade 1 and looked to be peaking when staying on at Sandown last time.
Always close-up in the five-strong field, Aubusson (4-5 favourite) pulled clear over the last three obstacles to win by four and a half lengths from Dig Deeper under his regular rider, 5lb claimer Lizzie Kelly.
Williams landed the 2m61/2f contest with Aubusson 12 months ago, having also scored with Diamond Harry in 2009.
Aubusson is undoubtedly the star turn in the line-up, but even taking Lizzie Kelly's claim into account, he faces no easy task off a mark of 153, conceding lumps of weight all round.
Aubusson is undoubtedly the star A turn in the line-up, but even taking Lizzie Kelly's claim into account, he faces no easy task off a mark of 153, conceding lumps of weight all round.
Aubusson (6-1), also trained by Williams, stayed on well for third with Medinas fourth.
Haydock's other big prize went the way of Aubusson and recentlyturned pro Lizzie Kelly.
Owned by golfer Lee Westwood's father, John, Ballyalton suffered only his second career defeat when fourth to Aubusson in the Neptune Investment Management Novices' Hurdle at a drenched Prestbury Park.
The live auction features items including an antique Aubusson rug, wicker furniture, a printer's type tray, an antique Singer sewing table, a new surround sound system, workbench still in the box, Patriots tickets and gift certificates from area restaurants and businesses.
Son activite va de l'etude prealable en amont de programmes (musee du Quai Branly, centre national du costume de scene), a l'elaboration de programmes au sein de diverses agences de programmation (l'Islam au Louvre avec pro-developpement, le Louvre Abou Dhabi, puis le centre de recherche et de restauration des musees de France, avec Setec organisation, la cite internationale de la tapisserie a Aubusson puis les reserves mutualisees des musees de Strasbourg avec Polyprogramme).
There is also a Directoire style mahogany dining table, oversized Aubusson style carpets and a pair of Regency style mahogany bookcases.
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