Princesse de Lamballe, royal confidante to French queen Marie-Antoinette. Her killing sparked a movement of anti-revolutionary propaganda, which ultimately led to the development and implementation of the Reign of Terror.
A “pastoral” tapestry wall hanging (Galanterie). These wall hangings are taken from a tapestry by Jean-Baptiste Huet woven for the first time circa 1780 at the Royal Manufacture of Neauvais. This tapestry is part of a series of ten wall.