European Decorative Arts and Sculpture
CarpetMade in Paris, France, Europe
Made by the Savonnerie carpet manufactory, Paris, 1627 - 1825
Wool and linen
1939-41-27Bequest of Eleanore Elkins Rice, 1939
LabelThis carpet is from a set of ninety-three rugs made for the Grande Galerie of the Louvre. In the center are four of King Louis XIV's double L monograms intertwined beneath crowns; at each end, flanked by eagles, appears a crowned globe with the royal motto "Nec Pluribus Impar" (Unequalled Among Many).
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