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The mill of Marie-Antoinette's Estate - One of my favorite places at Versailles, even did a pastel drawing of this back in highschool art class.

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Marie Antoinette and Madame de Pompadour's fashion sense continues to influence modern designers, which is the focus of "A Taste of the Century."

Marie-Antoinette Colors

The Cabinet of the Meridian The particular shape of this boudoir, with its cut sides, made it possible for the queen’s domestic servants to pass from the large bedchamber to the other chambers without disturbing the queen who, at midday, would go and rest there, hence the name Meridian. It was in 1781, after Marie-Antoinette finally gave birth to an heir, that the room was decorated with woodwork whose bronze motifs were applied to the sash doors.

Marie-Antoinette Colors

Queen Marie-Antoinette’s Bedchamber at Versailles. You can see, against the back wall, the monumental jewelry case she ordered. On the mantel, a bust of the Queen. Above the mirror, a portrait of Joseph II, her brother. Portraits of Louis XVI and Empress Maria Theresa (not visible here) also decorate the room.

Pretty rather than beautiful, Marie Antoinette made up for this with her charm. Graceful, a superb dancer, and a talented musician- the harp being her particular favourite,

Hall of Mirrors at the Palace of Versailles, part of Louis XIV's third building campaign on the palace in 1678. It uses 357 mirrors in total. Completely gorgeous.