Portiere Unicorn Tapestry
The unicorn is a symbol of purity and love and only the finest tapestries were woven with the fair maiden and the unicorn during the Medieval times.
The Lady and the Unicorn series of six tapestries depicts the five senses, plus the sixth sense, being love or desire. From the sense of Taste comes the fine woven goods, Portiere Unicorn tapestry.
This is a reproduction of the original Portiere Unicorn tapestry wall hanging which is housed in Museum National du Moyen-(Cluny) in Paris. It truly is a brilliant work of art from circa 1490.
Size: 29 inches wide x 75 inches tall
Weight: 3.5 pounds
Composition: 80% Cotton, 20% Viscose and Polyester blend
Finish: Backed with lining and tunnel for easy hanging
Primary Color: Red
Secondary Colors: Blue, Green
Woven in France
Gently vacuum or dry clean as needed.
History: Portiere Licorne is an extract of the famous Dame a la Licorne, or Lady and the Unicorn, tapestry set at the Cluny museum. This European home decor tapestry depicts the unicorn on a red and mille-fleur background.
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Rod and tassels not included.