This tapestry image is by Charles Le Brun from 1662 and was originally intended to hang over a door in a formal interior. In this tapestry "Portieve Du Char" we see emblems of royalty with symbols of power and grandeur such as masks, trumpets, flags, spears, flowers and the crown surrounded by cherubs holding the globe, which can be interpreted to an insight in how the royalty were viewed at the time.
Lady with Shield coat of arms tapestry shows a crest created for the wedding of Elizabeth Charlotte d' Orleans, niece of King Louis XIV. Based on the 17th century originals, we see here a lovely royal crest showing the French emblem of the fleur de lis on a blue background in the central shield which is tilted, with the royal crown above.
The county of Angouleme traces its origins to one of the most important of early counts, William Taillefer. In the 12th century, the title was passed to King John of England upon his marriage to Count Adhemar’s daughter Isabel.
The coat of arms tapestry "Crest On Black II" shows two golden lions on a heraldic crest design. The work has a modern style while taking the symbols of strength and courage as well as royalty from the past.
This beautiful coat of arms tapestry "Olde World Crest Black" shows a royal crest with a lion and unicorn. A central shield is seen with foliage decorations and a ribbon of calligraphy. Further miniature lion and unicorn site atop the royal crown.
This Olde World Unicorn Crown tapestry shows a coat of arms showing two unicorns. Full of regality and elegance, this grand royal crest tapestry shows the beauty of family emblems. Here we see a central shield motif with fleur de lis, flanked by two stylish unicorns.
The Norfolk name came from the Lords of Manor in Cheshire. Family members first immigrated to the new world in the mid 17th century during the great migration from Europe. As with most ancient families, their coat of arms uses the classic symbols of power and strength, including the rearing horse and lion that frame either side of the design.