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A four-fold screen for the Grand Cabinet of Marie Antoinette at Versailles c. 1783

vivelareine: A four-fold screen for the grand cabinet of Marie-Antoinette, circa

mueble para guardar joyas de Maria Antonieta ___Versailles

♥♥ Versailles ♥♥ Marie Antoinette’s jewelry case dating 1787 in Marie Antoinette’s official bedchamber in Versailles Palace

Fabric that was part of a quilt for Marie Antoinette’s bed at Versailles. It features her monogram intertwined with Ls for Louis XVI.

Fabric that was part of a quilt for Marie Antoinette’s bed at Versailles. It features her cypher monogram intertwined with Ls for Louis XVI.

La Meridiana, Marie Antoinette's sitting area, Palace of Versailles, furnished by Mique in 1781, France, 18th century.

La Meridiana, Marie Antoinette's sitting area, Palace of Versailles, furnished by Mique in France, century.

Versailles (detail from Marie Antoinette's boudoir)

Versailles, detail from Marie Antoinette's boudoir.

Queens Room Versailles - Marie Antonette by Hou_Joh, via Flickr

The legend is that she escaped through the door on the far left only to be captured, inprisoned and later beheaded.

Secret door to/from Marie Antoinette's private library at Versailles built so she could escape quickly and unknown. So, she must have been aware of the public discontent and was fearful.

Secret door in Marie Antoinette's Private Library, Versailles, photo via Leah Marie Brown.

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