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Tapestry: The Collation from The Story of the Emperor of China Series:Coat of arms
Tapestry: The Collation from The Story of the Emperor of China Series:Coat of arms
Each corner contains the coat of arms of Louis-Alexandre de Bourbon, with three gold fleurs-de-lis and an anchor underneath. The anchor indicates Bourbon's position as admiral of the navy, a title he gained at age five.


Beauvais Tapestry Manufactory; under the direction of Philippe BĂ©hagle; after designs by Guy-Louis Vernansal
French, Beauvais, about 1697 - 1705
Wool and silk; modern cotton lining
W: 10 ft. 2 in. x L: 13 ft. 10 1/2 in.
83.DD.336