Textile History Geekery: Sumptuous Tassels from Versailles

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The Palace of Versailles posted photos of tassels on their Facebook page. (Who even knew Versailles had an online presence?) Aren’t they just amazing:

 

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L’art du détail – The art of detail. Palace of Versailles.

 

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L’art du détail – The art of detail. Palace of Versailles.

 

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L’art du détail – The art of detail. Palace of Versailles.

L’art du détail – The art of detail by Palace of Versailles. Photos: EPV / Thomas Garnier.

The skill required is very impressive. The complexity of the design and detailing just screams “opulence.” Visit the Versailles Facebook gallery for more!

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