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The Lady and the Unicorn Tapestry

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£159.00
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20051498
  • This intricate Jacquard woven tapestry is embellished with a medieval style acanthus leaf border. The original hangings are the most celebrated set that have survived from the medieval period. The collection of six is now housed in the Cluny Museum in Paris. They depict the five human senses and the sixth called To my only desire.
    The originals were designed in Paris and woven in Brussels around 1470 by Williem de Pannemaker for Jean Le Viste (arms shown on the standards), whose family originated from Lyon and served Charles VIII.
    The Taste here the elegant Lady’s gesture choosing a delicacy from a candy box can be seen. In the loosely strewn flowers all kinds of animals disport themselves. Even the smallest details are reproduced with great care. Note also the monkey savouring a morsel.
    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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    • H60 x L77 cm
    • Do not expose to prolonged periods of direct sunlight
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