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  1. FB cabinet on stand
  2. Parterres
  3. Dormer
  4. Boiserie
  5. Louis XIV Bureau Mazarin
  1. a wood paneling on interior walls usually floor to ceiling, as a rule inriched by carving, gilding, painting, or , rarely inlaying.
  2. b
  3. c a gabled extension built out from a sloping roof to accommodate a vertical window
  4. d a 17th century desk form named more or less in memory of Cardinal Mazarin, regent of France from 1642 to 1661. It is the earliest predecessor of the pedestal desk and differs from it by having only two tiers of drawers or three tiers of rather small drawers under the desktop surface, followed by eight legs supporting the whole. Also, the bureau Mazarin has cross braces between the legs, forming two Xs or two Hs on each side.
  5. e Flower gardens arranged in formal, often symmetrical, patterns with separating paths

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Three evenings a week where Louis XIV was "at home" to his court. Characterized by a formal informality.
  2. French term for Private residents for French Aristocracy.
  3. 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.
  4. an allover pattern with motifs placed in a repeated design, esp. on a rectangular or diagonal grid.

5 True/False questions

  1. Salona room used primarily for exhibition of art objects; a drawing room.

          

  2. TrumeauThe central support of a medieval doorway.

          

  3. FB Louis XIV Commodes

          

  4. Place des Vosges-

          

  5. place des Vosges

          

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