The Queen's "Brocade" Wallet

The Queen's "Brocade" Wallet

This wallet is inspired by a brocaded lampas, decorated with flowers, ribbons and peacock feathers on a white background. It used to decorate Marie-Antoinette's bedroom in Versailles.

The room was restored to its original state on 6 October 1789 when the Queen left the Château for good.

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Dimensions :
20 x 12 cm
Artist :
Jean-François Bony (1754-1826)
Materials :
Leather, Tapestry
Museum :
Musée des châteaux de Versailles et de Trianon
Themes :
Arts and crafts, Historical figures
Art movement :
18th century
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