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Versailles: Queen's Apartment Reopened after Restoration
According to the Chateau de Versailles :
The Queen's great apartment has just reopened after several years of work. Marble, ors and crystals shine from all their fires, punctuated by a restoration punctuated by discoveries.
I've been following the restoration progress and it's really exciting to think that it's finally done.
Read more at Mille et une nuits chez la reine .
The bedchamber looks fabulous! I believe that all of the fabric was re-woven using instructions found for the original patterns.
Can you imagine hand-painting the ceiling ...
... or sewing the details back onto the walls!