Journals Higher Education

$105.00

Hardcover

Published: 01 September 2016

272 Pages | 91

9.4 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780719095351


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Making sense of the Bayeux Tapestry

Readings and reworkings

First Edition

Edited by Anna Henderson and Gale Owen-Crocker

Published by Manchester University Press

Studies in Design MUP

  • The lead chapter, written by professional embroiderer Alexandra Lester-Makin, uses the newly available photographs of the reverse of the Tapestry to shed new light on the embroiderers' working methods
  • Contains high-res colour images of the reverse that have not been reproduced before. They will be invaluable to scholars of the material artifact
  • Pastan's chapter is the first detailed analysis of the 1476 Inventory of Bayeux Cathedral, the first documentary evidence of the Tapestry's existence, which provides clues to its original purpose
  • Pastan's chapter is the first detailed analysis of the 1476 Inventory of Bayeux Cathedral, the first documentary evidence of the Tapestry's existence, which provides clues to its original purpose
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