The creation of the Alderney Bayeux Tapestry Finale
The project was conceived by Kate Russell and designed by Pauline Black.

The inscriptions, using the Latin current at that period, were created by Robn Whicker

The Alderney Bayeux Tapestry Finale is a community project begun in 2012 to create the missing end to the Bayeux Tapestry.

When the Bayeux Tapestry came to the attention of the world outside Bayeux in the 1720s, the end was already in fragments. The history related in the Tapestry seemed inconclusive. Most experts now believe that a segment of between 8-10 feet is missing and that this would have included the coronation of William the Conqueror on 25 December 1066.
The Finale created in Alderney is 9’ 6” in length and contains depicts scenes from the end of the Battle of Hastings to William’s coronation. It is made of similar materials to the original work and is designed in the same style.

It has been stitched by 416 individuals, including HRH the Prince of Wales and HRH the Duchess of Cornwall as well as men, women and children whose ages range from 4 to 100.

The completed project is expected to be unveiled in April 2013.
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