The Lion French Pillow Cushion
|Origin||Woven in France|
|Dimensions||0.15 x 18.00 x 18.00 IN|
The Lion is a French jacquard tapestry panel. This piece is an extract from The Lady And The Unicorn series circa 1511. This piece is a companion to #5489 Licorne. 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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