Game of Thrones Tapestry at Ulster Museum #ArtTuesday
Epic fiber art! Check it out if you’re in Belfast anytime before September 4. From Visit Belfast:
Ulster Museum is now home to a stunning tapestry depicting key scenes from every episode of hit TV show Game of Thrones.
Taking around three months to make, the tapestry arrived at the museum highlighting battles, betrayals, victories and deaths from seasons one to six. Each week, the tapestry will be added to with scenes from the ongoing season seven, taking it to its final size of 77m.
The tapestry was woven and hand-embroidered from material provided by Thomas Ferguson Irish Linen in Banbridge, one of the last surviving mills in Northern Ireland, and contains over 250,000 threads placed by hand.
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