The Lady and the Unicorn (French: La Dame à la licorne) also called the Tapestry Cycle is the title of a series of six Flemish tapestries depicting the senses. They are estimated to have been woven in the late century in the style of mille-fleurs
Hunt of the Unicorn Annunciation (ca. from a Netherlandish book of hours. In the hortus conclusus,Gideon's fleece is worked in, and the altar at the rear has Aaron's rod that miraculously flowered in the centre. Both are types for the Annunciation.
Triptych of Virgin Mary with the unicorn - detail The unicorn which only permits itself to be captured in the lap of a pure virgin (according to the Physiologus), in this case in the lap of the holy Virgin Mary is an allegory of the incarnation of Christ.