Tapestry of the Royal Manufacture of Beauvais of Louis XVI period, around 1780 This tapestry decorated with bouquets of flowers in frames of blue ribbon on a yellow background were very fashionable in the eighteenth century, since they corresponded to the taste of the queen Marie Antoinette. Indeed, the queen appreciated the bouquets of flowers in particular the lilacs, the ribbons and the peacock feathers, as can be seen in the drawings intended for the project of the chamber of ceremony at Versailles in 1786, It was woven finely in wool and silk. A few small old restorations of use.
BIBLIOGRAPHICAL REFERENCE Knowledge of the Arts n ° 33, November 1954, pp. 40-45
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