The unicorn tapestries /Margaret B. Freeman, Curator Emeritus, The Cloisters.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-319333

Description

244 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm

Details

Descriptive Terms

Cloisters.
Hunt of the unicorn.
Hunt of the unicorn (Tapestries)
Tapestry, Medieval
Tapestry, Gothic
Unicorns in art.
Bildteppich.
Manufaktur.
Tierdarstellung.
Kunst.
Rezeption.
Einhorn.
Jagd.
Bildprogramm.
Vegetation (Motiv)
Tapestry, Gothic.
Tapestry, Medieval.

Originator

Freeman, Margaret B.
Cloisters (Museum)

Contents

Unicorn in ancient and medieval texts -- Unicorn in medieval and early Renaissance art -- Birds and the beasts of the tapestries -- Hunt -- Groves of trees, the flowery fields, and the gardens -- The AE the FR and other problems relating to the original ownership of the tapestries -- Making of the tapestries -- Tapestries in the inventories, their treatment during the French revolution, and their history in later years.

Publication

New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art : distributed by Dutton

Description

244 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm

Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.
Gift of Catherine Coolidge Lastavica

ISBN

0870991477
9780870991479

Call Number

CPT CPT-01-110.256

Other People and Orgs

Cloisters (Museum)
New York (N.Y.)
The Cloisters.
S. 33-65 : The Unicorn in Medieval & early Renss. Art.

Places

France.
Burgund.