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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
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Empathy through Mimicry
(00:01:18) 335 views

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The Hidden Body Speaks
(00:01:28) 261 views

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Four Hands, Many Meanings
(00:01:46) 417 views

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Everyday Angels
(00:01:48) 206 views

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Framed by the Body
(00:01:40) 370 views

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Falconry at The Cloisters
(00:00:30) 310 views

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The Cloisters: Part Four
(00:17:19) 188 views

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The Cloisters: Part Three
(00:15:56) 194 views

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The Cloisters: Part Two
(00:17:40) 358 views

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The Cloisters: Part One
(00:17:14) 1306 views

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The Cloisters Under Construction
(00:02:29) 11852 views

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Red Monastery
(00:05:25) 5227 views

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Stones of Medieval Italy
(03:39:26) 117 views

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Hanukkah: A Higher Holiday
(00:56:13) 125 views