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  1. Andre Charles Boulle
  2. Saltire stretcher
  3. Boulle marquetry
  4. Bull's eye Room in Versailles
  5. Louis XIV Bedroom - Versailles
  1. a 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. b
  3. c A technique developed by Andre-Charles Boulle (1642-1732) of inlaying brass with tortoiseshell and, sometimes, pewter, fashionable and highly prized in France throughout the 18th century
  4. d
  5. e Stretchers in X-form of Italian origin, sometimes scrolled or in serpentine form with a finial in the center

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The central support of a medieval doorway.
  2. 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.
  3. Flower gardens arranged in formal, often symmetrical, patterns with separating paths

5 True/False questions

  1. Portieresa heavy curtain hung across a doorway


  2. FB Louis XIV Commodes


  3. ChainesFrench term for Private residents for French Aristocracy.


  4. Louis XIV Bureau Mazarin


  5. FB Louis XIV Bureau Mazarin