This is at my favorite museum in Paris...Musee Cluny... Tapestry :: “The Unicorn in Captivity”
détail tapisserie de Bayeux
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Tenture de La dame à la licorne
A FRENCH CHINOISERIE TAPESTRY PANEL, DEPICTING 'GATHERING PINEAPPLES', FROM A SERIES OF THE EMPEROR OF CHINA, AFTER DESIGNS BY GUY LOUIS VERNANSAL, JEAN-BAPTISTE BELIN DE FONTENAY, AND "BAPTISTE" MONNOYER SECOND QUARTER 18TH CENTURY, BEAUVAIS
UNICORN TAPESTRY WALL HANGING - PICTURE UNICORN IN CAPTIVITY (One Of The Famous Medieval Tapestries)
One of the famous six tapestries in the ‘The Lady with the Unicorn’ series. Woven in about 1511 they feature the arms of Jean le Viste. Each represents one of the senses except for the final ‘A Mon Seul Desir’. These 12’ high masterpieces were lost until 1844 when the novelist Georges Sands discovered them in Boussac suffering from damage from rats and damp walls. The Cluny Museum in Paris purchased them in 1853, later restoring them. They are now amongst the national treasures of France…
Tapisserie de la Dame à la Licorne - Musée du Moyen-Age - Hôtel de Cluny