jeudi 9 janvier 2014

From 1700,  now at the Victoria and Albert museum, attributed to Francis Lapiere. Upholstered in white Chinese silk,  red velvet and crimson silk braid, the headboard has the husband and wife’s cipher – I like to think they slept in this one? Beds were the ultimate expense, Nell Gwyn commissioned hers in silver to entertain Charles II, reportedly setting her back over £2 million in todays money.

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