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Hunt of the Unicorn

Produced in 1974, this video was created in conjunction with the loan exhibition Masterpieces of Tapestry. It explores the The Cloisters' Unicorn tapestries, retelling the story they depict and interpreting the symbolic meanings of the mythic creature.

May 2013 through May 2014 marks the seventy-fifth anniversary of The Cloisters.

Collections, Medieval Art and The Cloisters (78)

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Sorrow's Universal Language
(00:01:32) 219 views

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Empathy through Mimicry
(00:01:18) 284 views

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The Hidden Body Speaks
(00:01:28) 202 views

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Four Hands, Many Meanings
(00:01:46) 305 views

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Everyday Angels
(00:01:48) 163 views

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Framed by the Body
(00:01:40) 273 views

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Falconry at The Cloisters
(00:00:30) 264 views

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The Cloisters: Part Four
(00:17:19) 172 views

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The Cloisters: Part Three
(00:15:56) 180 views

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The Cloisters: Part Two
(00:17:40) 345 views

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The Cloisters: Part One
(00:17:14) 1158 views

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Red Monastery
(00:05:25) 5177 views

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Stones of Medieval Italy
(03:39:26) 115 views

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Hanukkah: A Higher Holiday
(00:56:13) 119 views