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Medieval tapestries in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

by Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)

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Published by Metropolitan Museum of Art, Distributed by H.N. Abrams in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) -- Catalogs.,
    • Tapestry, Medieval -- Catalogs.,
    • Tapestry -- New York (State) -- New York -- Catalogs.,
    • Tapestry, Medieval -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 78-81) and index.

      StatementAdolfo Salvatore Cavallo.
      ContributionsCavallo, Adolph S.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNK3005 .M48 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination688 p. :
      Number of Pages688
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1713377M
      ISBN 100870996444, 0810964201
      LC Control Number92015540

      Medieval tapestries in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. [Adolph S Cavallo; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)] -- A study of the condition, subject, design, manufacture, ownership, and exhibitions for each tapestry or set of tapestries in the Museum's medieval tapestry collection. European Post-Medieval Tapestries and Related Hangings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art by Standen, Edith A. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at .

        The unicorn tapestries are one of the most popular attractions at The Cloisters, the medieval branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Traditionally known as The Hunt of the Unicorn, this set of seven exquisite and enigmatic tapestries was likely completed between and /5(14). Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Unicorn Tapestries at the Metropolitan Museum of Art at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.

      The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of John D. Rockefeller Jr., () 2) South Netherlandish. The Unicorn is Killed and Brought to the Castle (from the Unicorn Tapestries), – This unicorn tapestries are one of the most popular attractions at The Cloisters, the medieval branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Written by a world authority on medieval textiles, this beautifully illustrated book traces the origins of the seven enigmatic tapestries as well as the possible interpretations of their symbolism and presents details of each imaginatively woven scene/5(16).


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Medieval tapestries in the Metropolitan Museum of Art User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. A worthy predecessor (in period) and successor (in date) to Edith Standen's European Post-Medieval Reviews: 1.

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The Cloisters is the branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art devoted to the art and architecture of medieval Europe. This splendid new guide, richly illustrated with more than color pictures, offers a broad introduction to the remarkable history of The Cloisters as well as a lively and informative discussion of the treasures by: 3.

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This scholarly two-volume catalog of the Metropolitan's European post-Medieval wall and furniture tapestries has been meticulously researched and produced.

The unicorn tapestries are one of the most popular attractions at The Cloisters, the medieval branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Traditionally known as The Hunt of the Unicorn, this set of seven exquisite and enigmatic tapestries was likely completed between and The imaginatively conceived scenesdisplaying individualized faces of the hunters and/5.

Detail of hazel tree in The Unicorn is Killed and Brought to the Castle (from the Unicorn Tapestries), – The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of John D. Rockefeller Jr., () The common hazel, or Corylus avellana, is an understory tree native to Europe and western Asia and is widely distributed from Scandinavia to the Mediterranean.

Medieval tapestries as late in date as this one (about the year ) have a much higher proportion of recognizable plants than millefleurs tapestries of the early fifteenth century, in which many if not all of the plants may be highly stylized generic types.

The book of tapestry: history and technique. London: Octopus Books. ISBN CS1 maint: ref=harv ; Further reading.

Freeman, Margaret B. (May ). "A New Room for the Unicorn Tapestries" (PDF). The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin.

7 (9). Nickel, Helmut (). "About the Sequence of the Tapestries in The Hunt of the Unicorn and. The unicorn tapestries are one of the most popular attractions at The Cloisters, the medieval branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Traditionally known as The Hunt of the Unicorn, this set of seven exquisite and enigmatic tapestries was likely completed between and The imaginatively conceived scenes—displaying individualized faces of the hunters and naturalistically ."Among the most popular attractions at The Cloisters, the medieval branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, is a set of tapestries depicting the hunt of the fabled unicorn." "Each of the seven exquisite tapestries is reproduced in large colorplates and with a wealth of color details.

Created in the Netherlands inthey contain supremely memorable images - from the.European Post-Medieval Tapestries and Related Hangings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

(2 vols.). New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. ISBN Wingfield Digby, G F (). The Victoria and Albert Museum. The Tapestry Collection: Medieval and Renaissance. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office. ISBN 0 11 4. Adelson Location: St James's, London.