This face covering features the trefoil emblem of a stylized lily (fleur-de-lis in French), the traditional symbol of the French kings.
- Dimensions: 8 inches x 4 inches unpleated (not including ear loops) - Materials: Microfiber front with cotton backing and elastic ear loops - Made in Korea - Item #: GFMFDLM - Care Instructions: Hand wash in cold water recommended, dry flat, do not iron - Includes adjustable silicone ear loop locks
This face cover is not a substitute for N95 or surgical masks and is not FDA approved. However, use of non-medical masks may help reduce the transmission of viruses in public places where it is difficult to maintain social distance. Not for use by children under the age of 2 or anyone who has trouble breathing, is unconscious, or is unable to remove the face covering without assistance.
Face coverings cannot be returned or exchanged for hygiene reasons. All sales are final.
Three golden fleurs-de-lis are visible against the blue oval shield at the center of the armorial tapestry that was adapted for this face covering design. The radiant head of the ancient Greek god of the sun, Apollo, shines upon the French royal crown, coat of arms, and the scepter of Louis XV, who reigned from 1715 to 1774. Handwoven in multiple editions, these costly tapestries hung over doorways in the royal palaces.
Tapestry: Portière aux Armes de France. Gobelins, France, designed 1727, woven about 1730-1740 under the direction of Etienne-Claude Le Blond (French, about 1700-1751) after Pierre-Josse Perrot (French, active 1724-1750) Wool and silk; modern cotton lining, 362.9 x 280.7 cm (142 7/8 x 110 in.) The J. Paul Getty Museum, 85.DD.100
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