Lady With Unicorn - Sense of Touch
Cross stitch chart or kit from the Scarlet Quince Medieval Fine Art Collection.
One of the series of Lady and Unicorn tapestries from Cluny representing the senses. The sense of touch is indicated by the lady stroking the unicorn's horn. The lady, dressed in an elaborate jeweled velvet and brocade gown, holds a heraldic banner. On either side are the lion and unicorn with shields buckled on with the same heraldic design. The millefleur background includes pansies, forget-me-nots, daisies, and many other kinds of flowers, and various birds and animals animals including rabbits, dogs, a wildcat, and monkeys. The trees are an oak, holly, orange, and possibly an imaginary species. (This pattern is solidly stitched.)
Approx: 31" x 32" or 78 x 82cm - when worked on 18ct.
You can also choose to have this design in kit form - list of DMC threads used.