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French Chateau style lit a la polonaise

Louis XVI Style Lit à la Polonaise

Festooned with embroidered florals…

In the 18th century Paris apartment of Karl Lagerfeld

18th century French apartment

Gorgeous tablecloth …heavy bullion and tasseled fringe…

Floral design reminds me of these details….

18th century embroidery

18th century embroidery

…from an 18th c. Italian silk and velvet embroidered panel…

Maria Niforos here

18th century French apartment

Library…I feel better about my piles of books

and magazines…

French Style

Suzanne Slesin & Stafford Cliff c. 1982

Photography Jacques Dirand


Peonies from my garden…Happy weekend!

Another view of bed above in earlier

Candlelight and Roses post here