The Bayeux Tapestry

The Bayeux Tapestry is an embroidery (go figure) that is roughly 20 inches tall and 230 feet long. It tells the story of the events leading up to and including the Battle of Hastings on October 14, 1066.

Each "part" below is linked to a GIF image roughly 240K that depicts a 2.25 yard length of the Bayeux Tapestry.

All measurements are very approximate.

Misc. Closeups:
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