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The Lady And The Unicorn

3.67  ·  Rating Details ·  9 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
From the back cover: The Lady and the Unicorn tapestry is famous for its brilliantly simple yet enigmatic compositions and warm colors, its appealing female figures and animals taken from life and mythology, as well as its flower-strewn "millefleur" background.

Over the last two centuries, much has been written and many theories advanced about this fascinating six-piece han
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Paperback, 96 pages
Published 2007 by Réunion des musées nationaux
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Loren
Jul 26, 2011 Loren rated it really liked it
I picked this up in the gift shop of the Cluny Museum in Paris after falling in love all over again with these lovely tapestries. The book does a wonderful job of identifying all the plants and animals scattered throughout the tapestries. It also reveals the probable identity of the family for whom the tapestries were made. The scholarship and reproductions are stellar.

The only reason I hold off giving a fifth star is because I would have liked some information about the women who wove these tap
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Jan 13, 2012 Catherine Corman rated it liked it
Here are more festivities; nobody is invited to them.

-Rilke on The Lady and the Unicorn tapestries
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