Lady and the Mirror Dark European Tapestry Wall Hanging
Portiere Licorne French Tapestry
Licorne A La Fontaine, also known as Unicorn at the Fountain, is a French impressionist jacquard woven tapestry wall hanging inspired by Chasse a la Licorne, or The Hunt of the Unicorn, a series of seven tapestries created circa 1495-1505. Many historians believe that the tapestry series was commissioned by Anne of Brittany, to celebrate her marriage to Louis XII the King of France. The unicorn series is timeless with its ornate embellishments creating the detailed beauty that has withstood the test of time and still captivates us to this day.
The scene in this tapestry shows the hunters and animals watching the unicorn cleanse the water fountain with its horn.
This tapestry is perfect for avid historians and unicorn lovers alike and makes a marvelous addition to your home décor motif.