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  1. place des Vosges
  2. Salon de musique, Hotel Lauzun-
  3. Appartement
  4. FB Louis XIV fauteuil
  5. Savonnerie & aubusson rugs
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  4. d Three evenings a week where Louis XIV was "at home" to his court. Characterized by a formal informality.
  5. e he Savonnerie carpets from their creation were woven by the royal manufacturer for Louis XIV to Louis XVI. Only the king was able to own or rarely sell a Savonnerie carpet, leading to the development of the Aubusson. These flat woven carpets emulated the designs of the Savonnerie carpets. This lead to its vast popularity with the wealthy European community. Aubusson rugs graced the floors throughout all of Europe in the 17th and the 18th century.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the French cabinetmaker who is generally considered to be the preeminent artist in the field of marquetry. His fame in marquetry led to his name being given to a fashion of inlaying known as Boulle (or, in 19th-century Britain, Buhl work)
  2. a ceiling having a cove at it's intersection with the wall.
  3. Open forecourt, sometimes literally translated as "Court of Honour", is the architectural term for defining a three-sided courtyard, created when the main central block, or corps de logis, is flanked by symmetrical advancing secondary wings, containing minor rooms.
  4. a Detached or semi detached structure used for entertainment. On a facade a prominent portion usually central or terminal, identified by projection, height, and special roof forms.

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  1. Louis XIV Bedroom - Versailles

          

  2. Galerie des Glaces (Hall of Mirrors) - Versailles. Architect Jules Hardouin Mansart- 3rd Building

          

  3. placeResidental urban community

          

  4. Saltire stretcherStretchers in X-form of Italian origin, sometimes scrolled or in serpentine form with a finial in the center

          

  5. Hotel Matignon, Paris

          

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