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Tapestry: The Collation from The Story of the Emperor of China Series:Monogram in border
Tapestry: The Collation from The Story of the Emperor of China Series:Monogram in border
The intertwined "LA" stands for Louis-Alexandre de Bourbon, comte de Toulouse, the legitimized second son of the French King Louis XIV and his mistress Madame de Montespan.


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.
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