Wawel tapestry: curtain with initials

Fischer 1902 (Sheet 39) | Michel 2049 (Sheet 44) | Scott B121 | Year of issue 1970 | People's Republic of Poland

Tapestry from Wawel castle in Kraków.


Sheet 39
Curtain with the initials of king Zygmunt August, held by two satyrs

Glossary

A tapestry is a cloth on which coloured threads are woven to produce a picture or pattern.
A satyr (in ancient Greek literature) is a god, usually represented as half human, half goat.

Translations

Kraków - Arrasy Wawelskie - 1548-1567 = Kraków - Tapestries from Wawel - 1548-1567.

Relevant pages

Fischer 1894-1900
Sheet 38

Resources

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