William Embarks - Bayeux Tapestry for sale - ship and horses

William Embarks – Bayeux Tapestry


William Embarks – Bayeux Tapestry is woven in two sizes: 19″x49″ US$160, 29″x73″ US$370

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Tapestry Description

William Embarks – Bayeux Tapestry

Ship and horses

William Embarks – Bayeux Tapestry. This is the most popular wall tapestry from our selection of Bayeux tapestries for sale. It shows Duke William of Normandy’s army embarking by boat from France to invade England – the ship and horses representing his force.

This famous embroidery (not a tapestry) is 224 feet (nearly 70 metres) long and 20″ high (50cm) with fifty scenes of the history of the Norman invasion of Saxon England – from the death of King Edward the Confessor to William the Conqueror’s victory at the Battle of Hastings in 1066. Today it is displayed at the Musée de la Tapisserie de Bayeux in Normandy.

This scene from the Bayeux Tapestry is woven in France in 80% cotton and 20% viscose, and it is lined, with a rod pocket for easy hanging. It is also available with a border. Additionally, the left and right sides of this medieval tapestry are available separately, with or without the border.

Below is this tapestry hanging on the staircase of a customers home:

Bayeux Tapestry - Duke William Embarks - ship and horses