Docent Tour: From the Exotic to the Mystical: Textile Treasures from the Permanent Collection

"The Audience of the Emperor," 1722–1723. France, Beauvais

The Audience of the Emperor (or The Chinese Prince's Audience), from the series The Story of the Emperor of China, 1722–1723. Designed by Guy-Louis Vernansal, Jean-Baptiste Belin de Fontenay, and possibly Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer. France, Beauvais, Philippe Béhagle Atelier. Wool and silk; slit- and interlocked-tapestry weave. FAMSF, Roscoe and Margaret Oakes Collection, 59.49.1

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