[LMB] OT: Bayeux Tapestry

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Wed Sep 15 19:04:27 BST 2021


This thread was made up out of whole cloth.

On Wed, Sep 15, 2021 at 12:28 PM Marc Wilson <marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk> wrote:

> On Tue, 14 Sep 2021 14:52:14 -0400, Elizabeth Holden
> <alzurite at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> >Rayond said:
> >
> >> It's an embroidery, not a tapestry, and it was made in England.  Bayeux
> >> is where it's kept.
> >
> >So the English say. The French cite a stitching style from the Loire
> >Valley, claiming it as their own.
>
> It may well be in a French style, but it was almost certain done in
> England, though perhaps by Normans.
>
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