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Carpet with Fame and Fortitude

Savonnerie Manufactory
(Manufactory, established 1626; Manufacture Royale, established 1663)

Designer: after designs by Charles Le Brun (French, Paris 1619–1690 Paris)
Designer: after designs by Louis Le Vau (1612–1670)
Date: 1668–85
Culture: French, Paris
Medium: Knotted and cut wool pile, woven with about 90 knots per square inch
Dimensions: Overall: 358 x 181 in. (909.3 x 459.7 cm) [confirmed 5/19/2006]
Classification: Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line: Gift of Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1958
Accession Number: 58.75.129

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