Bayeux Bell Pull
Product Code: 12030
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This fine tapestry Bayeux Bell Pull has been faithfully reproduced from various scenes found on the Bayeux Tapestry. The original tapestry dates from the 11th century. The 230' x 20" of linen is made up of eight lengths embroidered in two ply wool, using stem & outline stitch for contours. We can distinguish the eight colours used, applied at random or to emphasize a dramatic effect. In fifty scenes it displays a wealth of subjects, 623 humans, 202 horses, 55 dogs 505 creatures, 37 buildings, 41 ships, 49 trees & nearly 2,000 letters. It includes hunting, ship building, navigation, cooking, battles & defence work. Many who had taken part in these events were still alive when it was made, so accurate depiction is likely. Recent analysis suggests that, contrary to past belief, it was probably made at Canterbury, being one of Europe's leading embroidery schools.
- Made in Britain
Please note: As this bell pull is hand finished, the sizing may differ from piece to piece
Size: 14cm x 110cm
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