The Baldishol Tapestry, 12th century


Source: aldus.dk


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Source: drakt.org

Held by the Oslo Museum of Applied Art. From the Baldishol church in Hedmark, Norway.


Referenced on p.12 MAA - 396 - Medieval Scandinavian Armies (1): 1100-1300 by David Lindholm and Angus McBride
Embroidered tapestry from Baldishols church, Norway. Although the knight looks very similar to those in 11th or 12th century sources from elsewhere in Western Europe, this Scandinavian tapestry actually dates from the 13th century. (Kunstindustrimuseet, Oslo)
A Scandinavian knight in Armies of Feudal Europe 1066-1300 by Ian Heath based on The Baldishol Tapestry



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