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Tapestry: The Astronomers from The Story of the Emperor of China Series:Monogram in border
Tapestry: The Astronomers 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; after designs by Guy-Louis Vernansal
French, Beauvais, about 1697 - 1705
Wool and silk; modern cotton lining
13 ft. 11 in. x 10 ft. 5 1/2 in.
83.DD.338