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"Millefleurs" Shoulder bag

REF CZ900060 EAN 3336728670155

 "Millefleurs" Shoulder bag

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"Millefleurs" Shoulder bag

A splendid red vermeil background composes the decor of each of the tapestries of * The Lady and the Unicorn *. This famous hanging, commissioned by Jean Le Viste, a member of a wealthy family from Lyon, is one of the Cluny museum's masterpieces.

The six tapestries illustrate, through young women sumptuously dressed, the five senses. The scenes stand out amidst thousands of cut flowers, like bouquets thrown on the ground before the processions or noble houses. It was these bouquets that served as inspiration for this bag.

24 x 18 cm (9,45" x 7,09")
Original work
The Lady and the Unicorn (La Dame à la Licorne)
End of the fifteenth century
368 x 322 cm - Wool and silk
Paris - Musée du Moyen Âge - Thermes et Hôtel de Cluny
Allegory, Animals, The Lady and the Unicorn, Flowers, Made in France, Tapestry
Cotton, Polyester, Viscose
Art movements
Medieval art, 15th century
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