Bayeux Wall Tapestry. Originally one of thirteen scenes, this British tapestry replicates the 1070 original that tells the story of the 1066 battle between the Norman and Saxon armies at Hastings. Skilled weavers left no detail untouched on this tapestry, from the warriors to their noble steeds. Surrounded by an ornate border that artistically frames its true beauty, this tapestry is an heirloom-quality textile work. Hand-woven on a quality jacquard loom, this fully lined tapestry accommodates free rod and finials. The originla Bayeux Tapestry (French: Tapisserie de Bayeux) is a 0.5 by 68.38 metres (1.6 by 224.3 ft) long embroidered cloth — not an actual tapestry — which depicts the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England as well as the events of the invasion itself. The tapestry is annotated in Latin. It is exhibited in a special museum in Bayeux, Normandy called Musée de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, with a Victorian-era replica at the Museum of Reading in Reading, England.
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