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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bayeux tapestry \Ba`yeux" tap"es*try\ A piece of linen about 1 ft. 8 in. wide by 213 ft. long, covered with embroidery representing the incidents of William the Conqueror's expedition to England, preserved in the town museum of Bayeux in Normandy. It is probably of the 11th century, and is attributed by tradition to Matilda, the Conqueror's wife. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]