Wawel tapestries

Fischer 1894-1900 | Michel 2041-2047 | Scott 1772-1778 | Year of issue 1970 | People's Republic of Poland

Tapestries from Wawel castle in Kraków.

1894
Daniel
1895
Stork
(from "The stork and the rabbit")
1896
Panther
fighting with
a dragon

1897
Male face
(from "The Deluge")
1898
Child with birds
(from "Adam ploughs the land")

1899
God, Adam and Eve
(from "Fortune of paradise")
1900
Great tapestry
with the initials of king Zygmunt August

Glossary

A tapestry is a cloth on which coloured threads are woven to produce a picture or pattern.

Translations

Arrasy Wawelskie = Tapestries from Wawel.

Relevant pages

Sheet 38
Sheet 39

Resources

Tapestry
Wawel
Kraków
Krakow Arrases (www.krakow-info.com)
Wawel Hill (www.wawel.krakow.pl)
Zygmunt II August