||Monokeros, or Unicorn, is a French woven jacquard tapestry cushion cover from the Dame a La Licorne series. The companion cushion covers of this set include:
The artwork is an extract from the original tapestry series The Lady And The Unicorn circa 1511. The original set of 6 tapestries personify the five senses, the sixth commonly considered to be a declaration of love. Commissioned by Jean Leviste and woven by Willem de Pannemaker; now on exhibit in the Cluny Museum in Paris. This piece features the millefleurs background so prevalent in medieval tapestries.