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Cluny Lion Tapestry

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£489.00
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20058134
  • Extract from The Lady & Unicorn Tapestries. A striking Jacquard tapestry woven in a fine textured weave. The original tapestries are the most celebrated set that have survived from the medieval period. They consist of six, now in the Cluny Museum Paris. Depicting the five human senses & the sixth called "To my only Desire". Designed in Paris & woven in Brussels around 1470 by Williem de Pannemaker for Jean Le Viste (arms shown on the standards), whose family originated from Lyon & served Charles VIII. Note the`mille fleur' (thousand flowers): covered with tiny flowers, among which can be seen violets, primroses, daisies, harebells & periwinkles. Our extract shows the Lion supporting the left standard.

    Our tapestries are created with the greatest care in the finest materials. This tapestry therefore requires no other maintenance other than a dry-dusting with a soft brush. If required please dry clean only. 
    Fabrics by their nature are flexible, during storage, humidity & temperature may occasionally affect their shape & also cause creasing. To help a tapestry hang better we recommend using a dry iron on a cotton setting. Lightly iron the tapestry (on the face) from the centre towards the edges. In very extreme cases the tapestry can be stretched by pulling the panel gently by hand diagonally to re-shape.

    THIS ITEM IS DROP SHIPPED DIRECTLY FROM OUR SUPPLIER AND IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR CLICK AND COLLECT.

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    • H75 x L187 cm
    • Do not expose to prolonged periods of direct sunlight
    • SKU: 20058134
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