Monday, July 12, 2010


MYSTERY GIFT!, originally uploaded by girl from finito.
well not really a mystery for me... but can you guess what's in the box?... I can lie down on my couch with room to spare for a size reference.

annnd.. this was in the crate... A beautiful replica of part of the Bayeux Tapestry. THAT MY MOM MADE!

The original (in Bayeux, France) is 70 meters long and not technically a tapestry (it's embroidered cloth). It depicts the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England (by William the Conqueror) as well as the events of the invasion itself.

I love this section with the ships and all the horses lined up inside of them.

It's hanging above the couch and looks oh so good.
Thanks mom!

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