Features of the Kryal Tapestry

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Title

Features of the Kryal Tapestry

Subject

Kryal Castle, tapestry, tapestries, weaving, medieval craft, medieval, craft, castle, castles, jousting, knights, knight, medieval scene, Gloria Rose Armstrong, Australia, Ballarat, Melbourne, VIC, Victoria, Keith Ryall, tourism, tourist, attraction, leisure, recreation, re-creation, entertainment, functions

Description

Two images showing some of the details of the hand embroidered 'Kyral Tapestry', which is displayed at Kryal Castle, a tourist attraction located 8km from Ballarat in Victoria. The tapestry was designed and executed by Gloria Rose Armstrong, and depicts Kryal Castle and various aspects of medieval life. Reportedly the largest of its type in the Southern hemisphere, the Kryal tapestry took 3600 hours to complete and is thought to contain 19 million stitches.

Creator

Jeffrey, N.

Date

2007

Rights

N. Jeffrey

Format

2 x Digital Photographs; JPEGs

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Original Format

2 x Digital Photographs; JPEGs

Files

Citation

“Features of the Kryal Tapestry,” Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory, accessed March 19, 2019, http://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/789.