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Making sense of the Bayeux tapestry : readings and reworkings

Author: Anna C Henderson; Gale R Owen-Crocker
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2016. ©2016
Series: Studies in design and material culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume brings together many aspects of the Tapestry: the practical skills involved in making the embroidery, aspects of its iconography, its first documented association with Bayeux in an  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna C Henderson; Gale R Owen-Crocker
ISBN: 0719095352 9780719095351
OCLC Number: 942707160
Description: xii, 209 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: making sense of the Bayeux tapestry / Anna C. Henderson --
The front tells the story, the back tells the history: a technical discussion of the embroidering of the Bayeux tapestry / Alexandra Lester-Makin --
Colour and imagination in the Bayeux tapestry / Gale R. Owen-Crocker --
Figuring out nakedness in the borders of the Bayeux tapestry / Christopher J. Monk --
Ecclesiastics in the Bayeux tapestry / Michael J. Lewis --
Locating Hasting in 1066: the evidence from the tapestry / Maggie Kneen --
Item, une tente très-longue: the inventory of Bayeux Cathedral and its implications for that textile / Elizabeth Carson Pastan --
A facsimile for everybody: from Foucault to Foys and beyond / Shirley Ann Brown --
Through Victorian eyes: re-assessing Elizabeth Wardle's replica / Anna C. Henderson --
Relating history in needlework in the manner of the Bayeux tapestry: the embroideries of Normandy / Sylvette Lemagnen --
Afterword / Gale R. Owen-Crocker.
Series Title: Studies in design and material culture.
Responsibility: edited by Anna C. Henderson with Gale R. Owen-Crocker.

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