|Tapisserie de France 7, rue des Moulins 75001 Paris France
|Philippe Duc dOrléans
|Settee in tapestry out of wool and silk stitched to the Petit Point representing Venus assisted of nymphs and putti. The seat represents a lion driving out a stag
Jean-Honoré Fragonard (This picture come late but it match prety well the period)
|C'est le joli temps de la Régence où l'on fît tout, excepté pénitence.
It is the nice Regency's time during which we do all but penitence. (popular song)
|Philippe duke of Orléans Regent of France in 1715.
Brother of Louis XIV Born at Saint Cloud in 1674 dead at Versailles in 1723.
|NEEDLEPOINT-TAPESTRY FOR FRENCH REGENCY SEATS
|0140 Reg."Bonne nuit Madame" scene of life placed to the center of the composition. Backwards plan a bird fantastic, and in the forefront, a dog frisks in a garden. The totality is surrounded by a red ribbon strewn small flowers and foliage. A Regence tuch of grace.
|0545H Reg.Superb red poppy bouquet, roses and yellow that occupies almost the totality of the surface. This bouquet is tied by a ribbon ocre. It is an harmonious composition of colors against flowers and foliage. An particularery well formed feel of the period.
|0260B Reg.Drawing that presents a hill on which has pushed an exotic fruit composition, pomegranates, pineapple. Shade are borrowed to the yellow, to pink, to blues, to the green and to beiges.
|0545B Reg.Superb red poppy bouquet, roses and yellow. This bouquet, whose knot of the ochre ribbon is undknot, dispersed these flowers in the space. Composition to the rendered harmonious by a game of color between flowers and their foliage.
|0571B Reg.Back of Regency armchair whose composition is constructed in symmetry. It presents the palmettes stretched around a central nucleus. These palmettes are colored by a degrading color blue. We chose the old pale red to keep a hot aspect. this design is the most popular of this period and still of fashion.
|0222 Reg.French Regency seat stitched by Lady Helen McDonnell in England and of which
"Tapisserie de France" hold another version (cf Réf. 0388 Louis XIV). A
very formal composition with a traditional edge from preceding classic periode and a romantic center
with birds and poppies.
|¹ Needlepoint Tapestry kits contain the hand painted canvas in full colour from Annie Bouquet 's Studio (NB: any color combination may be ordered, according to decoration.), yarns, two plated Gold needles, and instructions. The 100% cotton canvas is a double weave antique or white Monofil. The yarn is 100% pure wool "Medicis" from DMC France and some others dyed specificaly for us to Aubusson.