In this detail of the professionally made broderie de Marseille quilt, the crossed ‘L’s intertwined with ‘M’ and ‘A’ in the central monogram could very likely refer to Louis XV’s father, the duke of Burgundy, who used crossed ‘L’s in his monogram, and Louis’s mother, Marie-Adelaide.

Pattern: 
Whole Cloth, detail
Maker: 
Maker unknown
Circa
1715
1720
Made in
Provence
France
80
102
IQSCM, Kathryn Wilson Berenson Collection
2005.018.0001