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Emblem of Versailles Socks 8-12

REF CH900997 EAN 3336728733904

 Emblem of Versailles Socks 8-12

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Emblem of Versailles Socks 8-12

Socks with the sun emblem chosen by Louis XIV for the 1662 Carrousel.

The sun was Apollo, god of Peace and the Arts; it was also the heavenly body giving life to all things, the embodiment of regularity, which rises and sets each day. Like the Sun God, Louis XIV, the warrior hero, brought peace to his people; he protected the arts and dispensed all the graces. Through the regularity of his work, his public levers and couchers (morning rising and evening retiring ceremonies), he insisted on the resemblance, carved in stone: the decor of Versailles was filled with the depictions and attributes of the god (laurels, lyre, tripod) on all the royal portraits and emblems.

Material : 58% cotton - 30% polyester - 10% nylon - 2% elastane

Size 8 - 12

Museum
Versailles - Musée des châteaux de Versailles et de Trianon
Themes
Versailles
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