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The unicorn tapestries at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Published by The Museum, H.N. Abrams in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France.
    • Subjects:
    • Cloisters (Museum),
    • Hunt of the unicorn (Tapestries),
    • Tapestry, Gothic -- France,
    • Art and mythology,
    • Unicorns in art,
    • Christian art and symbolism -- Medieval, 500-1500 -- Themes, motives

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 128).

      StatementAdolfo Salvatore Cavallo.
      ContributionsMetropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNK3049.U5 C38 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p. :
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL345161M
      ISBN 100870998684, 0870998692, 0810939479
      LC Control Number98004153


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This splendid work of art is one of seven individual hangings collectively known as the Unicorn Tapestries, which are among the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s most treasured objects. These most beautiful and complex works of textile art have magically survived from the late Middle Ages.The Lady and the Unicorn (French: La Dame à la licorne) is the modern title given to a series of six tapestries woven in Flanders from wool and silk, from designs ("cartoons") drawn in Paris around The set, on display in the Musée national du Moyen Âge (former Musée de Cluny) in Paris, is often considered one of the greatest works of art of the Middle Ages in Europe.