"Search for the Unicorn"

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Late 15th-early 16th centuryFrom the Hunt of the Unicorn, one of 6 hangings and two fragments from 2 or more sets of tapestries. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of John D. Rockefeller Jr. 1937. (37.80.6)
To celebrate the 75 years since the museum's founding, the Cloisters presents an exhibition based on one of its most famous collections: The Unicorn Tapestries, seven individual wall hangings that depict a hunt for a magical unicorn. The tapestries will be the centerpiece of a larger exhibition featuring diverse media from the Middle Ages through the Renaissance related to the magical and little-understood creatures. During the opening weeks, several of the plants depicted in the tapestries will be featured in the museum's Bonnefont garden. All ages.
Event phone: 212-923-3700
Event website: http://metmuseum.org