Tapestry weaving is a beautiful art form that is dying in our fast paced world. I want to be one of the ones to keep it alive!
Armorial Bearings and Badges of John, Lord Dynham. Wool and silk, c1488–1501, South Netherlandish , Met Museum of Art, NYC.
This large wool and silk tapestry, preserved in the Departmental Museum of Antiquities in Rouen, is 3.47 m high and 3.80 m wide. It features a symbolic representation of the victories of the king of France Charles VII (1422-1461) at the end of the Hundred Years’ War (in 1450 and 1453), which led to the reconquest of the provinces of Normandy and Guyenne, occupied by the English.
Symbolic representation of the victories of King Charles VII of France (1422-1461) at the end of the Hundred Years’ War, 1450/53. Wool and silk. Departmental Museum of Antiquities in Rouen.
The Mystic Capture of the Unicorn -- from the Unicorn Tapestries, 1495–1505, South Netherlandish. Cloisters Museum, NYC.
A Unicorn and a Wild-woman, tapestry chair covering, 1400s
The Lohengrin legend. Young Duke Elias, Charles the Bold of Burgundy, feeding the swans. From Flanders. Wawel Castle, Cracow, Poland