Unicorn Captive and Unicorn Hunt Belgian tapestry combines two of the seven tapestries in the "tapestries of the unicorn" series.
The Unicorn in Captivity is the last in a series of seven in the collection of medieval art housed at The Cloisters. Together they illustrate the unicorn myth, which was rich with symbolism. No hunter could capture the unicorn without the aid of a maiden, to whom the beast would willingly surrender.Unicorn Hunt Belgian tapestry is the first of seven in the "tapestries of the unicorn" series. Included is the tale of the noble man's hunt for the unicorn.