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Jewel Cabinet Belonging to Marie Antoinette in the 1700s

Marie Antoinette had several jewel receptacles she used for her trinkets. Some of them were modest in form and size and “covered in leather and lined with satin.”[1] However, there were also those that were “monumental [in] proportions.” One monumental jewel cabinet belonging to Marie Antoinette was the armoire à bijoux, shown below, an opulent……...

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