Was the Bayeux tapestry made in France?
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Was the Bayeux tapestry made in France? the case for Saint-Florent of Saumur by George Beech

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Bayeux tapestry,
  • Embroidery -- Attribution,
  • Embroidery, Medieval -- France -- Saint-Florent-le-Vieil,
  • Hastings, Battle of, England, 1066, in art,
  • Great Britain. -- History -- William I, 1066-1087 -- Historiography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [111]-139) and index

StatementGeorge Beech
SeriesThe new Middle Ages, New Middle Ages (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNK3049.B3 B38 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 142 p. :
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17153929M
ISBN 101403966702
LC Control Number2004043176

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