Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Domaine de Chantilly

Chantilly Palace, home to illustrious figures in French history, houses the magnificent collection of paintings, furnishings, book, manuscripts and art treasures.






The park  is a unique testament to the history of Western landscape gardening.



The Library.





Beautiful books and parchment papers.





 Ornate wall covering in velvet and embroidered.


 Tapestry chair.
 Tapestry wall hanging.
Picture Gallery.

 Embroidered religious garments.

The Grand Stables.
Home to 30 show horses, dressage demonstrations and equestrian shows.
18th century architecture. 

6 comments:

  1. An amazing place. I wonder how often the huge collection of books are taken down and looked at.

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  2. Fabulous place. Even the stables look amazing. Beautiful furnishings.

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  3. Very palatial stables! What an amazing place.

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  4. Stunning craftsmanship on display, far too much to take in. Must be the work of a truly passionate book collector.

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  5. Amazing place. Lucky horses!

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  6. I am glad you didn't attempt to collect any papers for your collection.

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