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The Queen's "Brocade" Handbag

REF CZ900062 EAN 3336728670179

 The Queen's "Brocade" Handbag

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The Queen's "Brocade" Handbag

This bag 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.

The fabric, used for a set of summer furniture, was reconstituted according to the model woven in Lyons in 1786-1787, based on a design attributed to Jean François Bony.

  • This item was crafted with a tapestry woven in the ancient Gobelins tradition. The trimmings are made of genuine leather.

Made in France

Dimensions
30 x 26 cm (11,81" x 10,24")
Origine
Chambre de Marie-Antoinette
Matière de l'original
D'après un lampas broché
Museum
Versailles - Musée des châteaux de Versailles et de Trianon
Themes
Flowers, Made in France, Marie-Antoinette, Tapestry
Materials
Leather, Tapestry
Art movement
18th century
Artist
Jean-François Bony (1754-1826)
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