Monokeros French Pillow Cushion
|Origin||Woven in France|
|Dimensions||0.15 x 18.00 x 18.00 IN|
Monokeros, or Unicorn, is a French woven jacquard tapestry cushion cover from the Dame a La Licorne series. The companion cushion covers of this set include: 7808 Monokeros 7809 Garennes 7810 Aslan 7811 Eloise The artwork is an extract from the original tapestry series The Lady And The Unicorn circa 1511. The original set of 6 tapestries personify the five senses, the sixth commonly considered to be a declaration of love. Commissioned by Jean Leviste and woven by Willem de Pannemaker; now on exhibit in the Cluny Museum in Paris. This piece features the millefleurs background so prevalent in medieval tapestries.
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