13 October 2015

The Corsucant Tapestry imitates the Bayeux Tapestry for the telling of Star Wars

The events of the Battle of Hastings - which was fought on this date in A.D. 1066 - are recorded in the famous embroidery of the Bayeux Tapestry, a piece of needlework measuring 230 feet in length and 20 inches in height. The Bayeux Tapestry depicts some fifty "scenes" accompanied by descriptive text of the events that led up to the Battle of Hastings and the events of the battle itself. It is a true work of art.

The Bayeux Tapestry has long puzzled historians are argue about its details and has recently - historically speaking - inspired Aled Lewis to imitate its design in the telling of Star Wars in the Coruscant Tapestry:

Lewis has imitated both the artistic style of the original and the use of scenes and descriptive text accompanying the embroidery.

I don't know about you, but I think this is fantastic.

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