• After Hyacinthe Rigaud, Portrait of Louis, XIV, after 1701.

Portrait of Louis, XIV

From Canoes: A Natural History in North America by Mark Neuzil and Norman Sims

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  • The demand for exotic furs from the New World was driven in part by European royalty, who wore (and were painted in) clothing made from pelts of animals. These are the Sun King’s coronation robes, made from ermine, the white winter coat of a stoat, a species of weasel with a black-tipped tail.
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  • Native American Studies
  • Regional Studies
  • Literature
  • History
  • Cultural Studies
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  • after 1701
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