Bayeux Tapestry Lampshades, Hearst Castle, San Simeon, California

Bayeux Tapestry Lampshades, Hearst Castle, San Simeon, California

These lampshades, painted with scenes from the Bayeux Tapestry, were in one of the fine rooms reserves for single women visitors to the castle. Despite W. R. Hearst living extramaritally with his girlfriend, rather than his wife, there were apparently strict rules of decorum for other single female guests.

 



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