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The Unicorn in Captivity

circa 1500

Why is it canonical?

Tapestries were a common means of decorating castle or chateau walls dating back to the middle ages. This tapestry shows how this craft, and the subject matter depicted, persisted into the age of the Renaissance.

Locations

France Netherlands

Periods

Renaissance

Media

Tapestry

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Unicorn in Captivity

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