Lady to the Unicorn and "Mille Fleurs" Tapestries from Cluny Museum to Paris
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Rabbit:0540F Rabbit:0540F Unicorn:0540J Unicorn:0540J Animals from Lady to the Unicorn Unicorn:0540J Unicorn:0540J Rabbit:0540J Rabbit:0540K
Unicorn:0540J Unicorn:0540J
Needlepoint Kits
We have selected some interesting elements and we have adapted them to the small formats for Needlepoint cushions and murals panel or Hanging Wall. Rabbit:0540F Panels of the same size may be stitched individually and then joined together to make rugs or wall hangings of varying sizes and design combinations.
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Canvas size: 20cm x 20cm - Drawing size: 14cm x 14cm Price with wools: $ DayRate
Unicorn:0540J Unicorn:0540j Dog:0540C Dog:0540c Swan:0540B Swan:0540b CLUNY NEEDLEPOINT KIT Rabbit:0540F Rabbit:0540f goat:0540G goat:0540g Goose:0540J Goose:0540i
The Lady to the Unicorn   is a five continuation tapestries of the XVIth century and preserved to the Cluny; Museum to Paris. Five tapestries represent the feels (Taste, Touch, Sight, Hearing and the Smell) one sixth represents the Desire. On these representations is revealed with a lot nobility, distinction and charms the stately life. A traditional blue colors a flowery ground on pink background. Very luminous dresses in Broché and to the smooth lines enrich the Lady. On each of the six pieces, there are heraldic beasts, a Lion and a Unicorn, which carry ecus and banner to the arms of Lord Le Viste. This last would have made ordered to weave these tapestries in the honor of its Lady Claude of The Viste, widow of Geoffroy de Balzac. Today many experts believe that these tapestries were ordered by Jean IV who take the emblem of its father died in 1484 and who itself died in 1500.
The "Mille; Fleurs"  style where the monotony is attenuated by a garden where is shown the scenery is usual in many tapestry of the XV century period and so either to Loire Valley as to Paris or Tournai. A traditionnal blue colors behind a green of flower, all that fore a rose background. The totality is strewn with foliage and animated by birds, monkeys, small rabbits...
With these tapestries is brought to you the sweet taste of the castel life. Truly heirlooms to treasure!
Rabbit:0540K Rabbit:0540k Partridge:0540A Partridge:0540a Dog:0540H Yorkshire:0540h Cygne:0540E Swan:0540e Rabbit:0540D Rabbit:0540d
You will find in the Needlepoint kit this pretty border to make easily by counted stitches
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Tapestry kits contain the hand painted canvas with brush in full colour by Annie Bouquet's Studio, threads, a plated Gold needle, and instructions. The 100% cotton canvas is a double weave antique or white Monofil on request.The thread is 100% pure wool "Medicis" from DMC France and others dyed specifically for us to Aubusson.
NB.: The fabric and string for finishing are not included
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