Antique Decorative Tapestry, French, Needlepoint, Wall Covering, Unicorn, C.1920

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Material Textiles
Width (cm) 80.00
Height (cm) 121.00
Product Code ‌18.7677

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This is an antique decorative tapestry. A French, needlepoint wall covering scene depicting a unicorn, dating to the early 20th century, circa 1920. A quality recreation of a 15th century renaissance tapestry known as la Licorne Captive (The Captive Unicorn). The original has been displayed in the Museum of New York. Suitable for decorative wall mounting at a size of 80cm x 121cm (31.5" x 47.75") Displaying a desirably aged patina with minimal signs of sun fading Quality needlepoint tapestry in very good order Superb colour palette in a multitude of bright hues The titular unicorn sits captive within a ring fence, signifying purity, marriage and fertility Label to rear for the traditional French tapissiers Artis Flora Key details of the piece in hand-written French, including the age of the original museum piece Dressed to the rear with four hanging mounts for ease of wall display This is an appealing antique decorative tapestry with beautiful renaissance taste and appealing to collectors of Francophile or historical interest. Presenting an eye-catching wall covering for any room. Delivered ready to enjoy. Dimensions: Max width: 80cm (31.5'') Max depth: 0.5cm (.25'') Max height: 121cm (47.75'').

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