La Dame à la licorne (The Lady and the Unicorn) tapestry detail (between 1484 and Musée national du Moyen Âge, Paris. This series of tapestries is often considered one of the greatest works of art of the Middle Ages in Europe.
#MetKids Fun Fact: Some people in the Middle Ages believed that unicorns were real animals. They also thought that you could make poisoned water or wine safe to drink by touching it with a unicorn's horn. | The Unicorn in Captivity (from the Unicorn Tapestries), 1495–1505. Southern Netherlandish. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of John D. Rockefeller Jr., 1937 (37.80.6)