Made by the Savonnerie carpet manufactory, Paris, 1627 - 1825. After a model made by Charles Le Brun, French (active Paris), 1619 - 1690, or Louis Le Vau, French, 1612 - 1670.
This carpet is from a set of ninety-three rugs made for the Grande Galerie of the Louvre. In the center are four of King Louis XIV's double L monograms intertwined beneath crowns; at each end, flanked by eagles, appears a crowned globe with the royal motto "Nec Pluribus Impar" (Unequalled Among Many).
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