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17
Jul

Bayeux Tapestry

The Bayeux Tapestry is a unique historical record depicting the events surrounding the Norman Conquest of England, which culminated in the Battle of Hastings in 1066 between the armies of Harold, King of England, and William, Duke of Normandy. The original tapestry measures approximately 68 metres (224 feet) long, and how hangs in the Museum of Bayeux in Northern France. It

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10
Apr

The Lady and the Unicorn tapestries

  Perhaps some of the finest Medieval tapestries were the Dame a la Licorne or The Lady and the Unicorn tapestries which were woven circa 1490 and now hang in the Cluny museum in Paris. Australians will be able to experience the extraordinary tapestries this year at the Art Gallery of NSW as renovation work at the Musee de Cluny

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1
Feb

The symbolism of The Lady and the Unicorn Tapestries

The arrival of The Lady and the Unicorn tapestry cycle at the Art Gallery of New South Wales from 10 February 2018 presents a rare opportunity to see a work of art revered by specialists and enthusiasts alike.  Symbolism of the Lady and the Unicorn Tapestries and the six tapestries have been called everything from the “Mona Lisa of the

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