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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 (76)

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Sorrow's Universal Language
(00:01:32) 101 views

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Empathy through Mimicry
(00:01:18) 94 views

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The Hidden Body Speaks
(00:01:28) 96 views

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Four Hands, Many Meanings
(00:01:46) 114 views

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Everyday Angels
(00:01:48) 75 views

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Framed by the Body
(00:01:40) 107 views

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Falconry at The Cloisters
(00:00:30) 226 views

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The Cloisters: Part Two
(00:17:40) 329 views

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The Cloisters: Part One
(00:17:14) 1009 views

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The Cloisters: Part Three
(00:15:56) 163 views

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The Cloisters: Part Four
(00:17:19) 157 views

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Red Monastery
(00:05:25) 5132 views

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Stones of Medieval Italy
(03:39:26) 112 views

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Hanukkah: A Higher Holiday
(00:56:13) 109 views