Jaquard-woven cotton-blend tapestry pillow, handcrafted by master tapestry weavers in Cornwall.19 x19" flat; 16" x 16"x 6" stuffed.
The originals are a set of six wall hangings woven in the 15th Century depicting the Unicorn hunt, this panel the sixth, shows the Unicorn seated within an enclosure in a flowery mede.
Note the 'mille fleur' (thousand flowers) style, ie covered with tiny flowers, among which can be seen are pansies, ragged robin, harebells, foxgloves, periwinkles and other wild flowers.
Gold, silk and fine wools were used in the weaving of the original. Woven in France for the family La Rochefoucauld which adorned the Chateau of Verteuil. The series was sold for $1,100,000 in 1923 to Mr. Rockefeller and can be seen in the Metropolitan Museum New York.