Louis-Charles, the unfortunate son of Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI. Separted from his mother, dying of tuberculosis, this little prince suffered greatly. Read more on: Titillating Tidbits About the Life and Times of Marie Antoinette
rococo architecture which was very common throughout Louis XV's reign. This rococo style emphasized asymmetry and the usage of pale colors. Versailles ~ The Queen Bed Chamber ~ It was from this room that Marie Antoinette fled from rioters on July
Feather Motifs are fun too: Louis XVI's gift to Marie Antoinette. Spectacular old mine cut diamond and sapphire oversized feather. Louis XVI was tired of Marie Antoinette's taste for tall headdresses, and offered her this diamond aigrette to wear instead.