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More About The Tapestries
Tapestries were used as decoration and for warmth. With the invention of a new type of loom in the 14th century, tapestries became a common and popular art form. Part of the weaving was done by hand in a process that is similar to darning. Most tapestries were created in "luxury" workshops, where items were produced for the nobility to commemorate important events or depict favorite stories. Tapestries were a common way of telling stories from both mythology and daily life.
The Bayeux Tapestry
The Bayeux offers the first illustration of a horse being used as a work animal. Much controversy surrounds the commissioning and dating of this remarkable artifact.
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