Godspeed Tapestry (small)
Product Code: 15392
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In Medieval history, the knight was an armed and mounted warrior belonging to the nobility. The incessant private warfare that characterized medieval times brought about a permanent military class, and by the 10th century the institution of knighthood was well established. The knight was essentially a military officer, although with the growth of feudalism the term tended to denote the holder of not only a position in the ranks of nobility but also in the ranks of landholders.
After c.1100 military tenure was generally subject to the law of primogeniture, which resulted in a class of landless knights; at the time of the Crusades those landless knights formed the great military orders of knighthood, which were religious as well as military bodies. Important among these were the Knights Templars, Knights Hospitalers, Teutonic Knights, Livonian Brothers of the Sword, Knights of Calatrava, and Knights of Aviz.
Edmund Blair Leighton is best known for his adorned work commonly depicting medieval chivalry or highly tender moments between couples. As might be expected from his historic paintings a collector of old musical instruments, art and furniture. He lived at 14 Priory Road, Bedford Park, London, and died on the 1st September 1922.
His popularity today remains strong and his timeless scenes sought after in reproductions.
Tapestry composition 100% Cotton
Woven on a Jacquard loom by Master weavers
Fabrics by their nature are flexible, during storage, humidity and temperature may occasionally affect their shape and also cause creasing. To help a tapestry hang better we recommend using a dry iron on a 'Cotton' setting. Lightly iron the tapestry from the centre towards the edges [on the face]. In very extreme cases the Tapestry can be stretched by pulling the panel gently by hand, diagonally.
Size: 100cm x 69cm
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