Apocalypse Tapestry Summer


Apocalypse Tapestry Summer is woven in two sizes: 27″x18″ and 41″x27″. See tapestry description below.

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Tapestry Description

Apocalypse Tapestry Summer

Chateau d’Angers tapestries

The Apocalypse Tapestry Summer shows one of several details from the Apocalypse Tapestry which make excellent groups or matching pairs of wallhangings. This famous medieval tapestry was woven between 1377 and 1382 for Louis I in 90 scenes, illustrating the story of the Apocalypse from the Book of Revelation. The story was divided into six parts, each 78 feet long and 20 feet high, woven in wool and silk. During the French Revolution the tapestries were cut up but portions of 71 of the 90 scenes were found in 1848 and were restored. These remaining 353 feet are the largest and oldest surviving medieval tapestries we can see today, displayed in their own gallery at the Chateau d’Angers.

Today we have available several sections of the Apocalypse Tapestry as well as this summer scene, all woven in France by Jules Pansu in 95% cotton and lined, with a rod pocket. We enclose instructions about how to hang a tapestry with your order. Interestingly, these 14th century tapestries have quite a contemporary appearance.

Apocalypse Tapestry Summer - Chateau d’Angers tapestries