The Unicorn at Bay (detail), ca. 14951505
Wool warp, wool, silk, silver, and gilt wefts; 12 ft. 1 in. x 13 ft. 2 in. (368 x 401 cm)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Gift of John D. Rockefeller Jr., 1937 (37.80.4)
Even the patrons of the unicorn tapestrieswho remain unknownare symbolized by the artfully camouflaged letters A and E, reversed.