Cross stitch chart - Crossing the Couesnon in front of the Mont Saint-Michel - Museums and Heritage Collection
This cross stitch pattern chart comes from the large pattern chart created by Frédérique Crestin-Billet evoking famous Bayeux Tapestry. It represents the scene Crossing the Couesnon in front of the Mont Saint-Michel.
Size of motif: 200 points 89 points. If sewn on 12 count embroidery linen: 33,5cm x 15cm.
Harold is freed from the jails of Guy de Ponthieu by the Duke William. The two head for Rouen. Shortly after they organise a campaign in Britanny to defend Rivallon, Lord of Dol, against Conan, Duke of Britanny. The Norman army passes through the Mont-Saint-Michel to get to Dol. The Mont-Saint-Michel makes up both the border and the principal decor. Passing through the Mont-Saint-Michel to get to Dol, the Norman army crosses the Couesnon. Men and horses sink in the quicksand: a mount falls and, on the right, two soldiers are saved by Harold. Many adventures ensue, which I encourage you to discover by going to Bayeux. It should be pointed out though, that on returning to England to find the King Edward dead, Harold is crowned king even though he has taken an oath of fidelity to William.
This full-colour pattern chart is printed on a large 60cm x 29cm sheet of paper. It is presented in a Sajou folder.
To respect the historic spirit of Bayeux Tapestry, you will need: