Item #15976 The Yorkshire Preface to the Bayeux Tapestry. Charles Jones.

The Yorkshire Preface to the Bayeux Tapestry

UK: Writers Print Shop, A Fine Softcover. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. 7.5 by 9.5 inches; 98 pages; fully illustrated with line drawings.

New / No Dust Jacket As Issued. Item #15976
ISBN: 1904623379

The text covere some practical working tips and instructions. The special stitches are explained and the story, significance and iconography behind the images in the six panels is told. The history of the original tapestry tells the fascinating facts and theories about who, how, when and why it was made.

The techniques of spinning and natural dyeing that are relevant to the construction of the preface are explained. There are also some comments and lessons and a short history of the Reading copy of the Bayeux Tapestry The book is extensively illustrated with large images that could be traced to make copies of the images.

Price: $45.00