"The Unicorn in Captivity," Medieval Tapestry at the Cloisters, part of the Metropolitan Museum, NYC

"The Unicorn in Captivity," Medieval Tapestry at the Cloisters, part of the Metropolitan Museum, NYC

"Flemish medieval tapestry" - don't know the source yet, will edit this when I find it.  For all your naked swan riding needs.

"Flemish medieval tapestry" - don't know the source yet, will edit this when I find it. For all your naked swan riding needs.

The Lady and the Unicorn (La Dame à la licorne) is the title of six medieval tapestries which can be found in the Musée du Moyen-Âge in Paris. Drawn in Paris and woven in Flanders. After seeing the original I bought a repro like this at the gift shop at Westminster Abbey in London.

The Lady and the Unicorn (La Dame à la licorne) is the title of six medieval tapestries which can be found in the Musée du Moyen-Âge in Paris. Drawn in Paris and woven in Flanders. After seeing the original I bought a repro like this at the gift shop at Westminster Abbey in London.

The  Lady and the Unicorn - one of five beautiful medieval tapestries in the Musee National du Moyen Age.

The Lady and the Unicorn - one of five beautiful medieval tapestries in the Musee National du Moyen Age.

Detail of ‘The Lady and the Unicorn tapestry (1420) Maltese dog on her skirt,  Here we have the little white Jewel again in another Tapestry of the set of medieval tapestries of "The Lady and the Unicorn" in the Cluny in Paris....this time he is sitting on his Mommies skirt because he is too refined to sit on common earth, isn't it ? :-))

Detail of ‘The Lady and the Unicorn tapestry (1420) Maltese dog on her skirt, Here we have the little white Jewel again in another Tapestry of the set of medieval tapestries of "The Lady and the Unicorn" in the Cluny in Paris....this time he is sitting on his Mommies skirt because he is too refined to sit on common earth, isn't it ? :-))

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