The Unicorn in Captivity

The Unicorn in Captivity (one of seven woven hangings popularly known as the Unicorn Tapestries or the Hunt of the Unicorn), 1495-1505, wool, silk, silver, and gilt (The Cloisters, The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

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Cite this page as: Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris, "The Unicorn in Captivity," in Smarthistory, November 29, 2015, accessed January 27, 2022,