In popular in the Middle Ages "hunting" -Wandbehängen the unicorn is being hunted and brutally attacked by dogs. Since it is the pure, white unicorn is a symbol for the male "Groom Christ" is, it was suggested that the unicorn in the "Hunt of the Unicorn" -Wandteppichen represents the Cathar faith, which rushed and finally, by the Dominicans "Domini canes" ("Dogs of the Lord"), the date specified by the Vatican in 1239 for religious inquisition, is destroyed. Original text by Margaret…
Unicorn Tapestries at The Cloisters, New York
"The Unicorn is Killed and Brought to the Castle" Cloisters Museum, 1495-1505. Wrap dresses ( or just v-necked over dresses) with hanging sleeves.
The Hunters Enter the Woods (from the Unicorn Tapestries), 1495-1505. South Netherlandish. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of John D. Rockefeller Jr., 1937 (37.80.1)
Bibliothèque nationale de France, Français 22971. Secrets de l’histoire naturelle (France, c. 1480-1485). Artist: Robinet Testard.
Arthur at Camelot Having drawn the sword from the stone, Arthur, watched by Guinevere and Merlin, establishes his right to the throne. Carrying the sword, the newly-crowned King enters into his many-towered castle at Camelot, Cornwall.
/\ /\ . Medieval tapestries - the most extensive collection of images I have ever seen in one spot.
Unknown Artist, "The Unicorn Tapestries: The Unicorn defends itself", 1495 - 1505, South Netherlands, wool warp with wool, silk, silver, and gilt wefts, The Cloisters/The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, USA