As we all know, unicorn hunting was entirely too efficient in that now they are effectively extinct.
Even with this knowledge, it is an opportunity to see all seven tapestries in one room. They are quite impressive.
They have a small collection of medieval fashion footwear:
A few architectural models:
An odd statue of a gentleman with well developed legs and short shorts:
And yet more furniture:
And much, much more. As I wrote last week, The Cloisters is a part of Metropolitan Museum of Art housed in building that is an amalgam of five medieval abbeys. It contains the Met’s collection of European medieval art. Next time you get to New York, make an effort to head uptown and visit The Cloisters. I promise you it is well worth the effort.