||Making sense of the senses
||Restoration of the Tapestries (2:48) -- Process for Creating Fifteenth Century Tapestries (3:05) -- Motifs: Flora, Animals, and Human Figures (3:04) -- Motifs: Coat of Arms, Unicorn, and Crescents (3:48) -- Artist Behind the Tapestries (2:26) -- Symbolism in "The Lady and the Unicorn" (3:53) -- Common Motifs in the Tapestries (2:47) -- Motto on Sixth Unicorn Tapestry (1:49) -- Descriptions of the Ladies in the Tapestries (1:59) -- "The Lady and the Unicorn": Quest for Love, Beauty, and God (3:27)
||The National Museum of the Middle Ages in Paris is the home of The Lady and the Unicorn, the exotic set of six medieval tapestries that illustrates the five senses-and the Lady's deepest desire. This program seeks to unravel the mysteries woven into these enchanting wall hangings as it explores their history and symbolism.
|General note||Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on May 12, 2005.|
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|Interest grade level
||9 & up.
|Technical details||Mode of access: Internet.|
|Technical details||System requirements: FOD playback platform.|
|Source of description||Title from distributor's description.|
|Issued in other form||Original produced: ARTE France, 2002 9780736566551|
|Publisher number||31235 Films Media Group|