WOVEN GOLD: Tapestries of Louis XIV
Exhibition catalog. Meticulously woven by hand with wool, silk, and gilt metal-wrapped thread, the tapestry collection of the Sun King, Louis XIV of France represented the highest achievements of the art form. The revered older hangings together with new commissions were displayed in the royal palaces when the court was in residence and in public on special occasions and feast days. Illustrated, most in color.
Publisher: J. Paul Getty Museum
Size: 12¼x11¼ inches
Item #: 4741226