French School, (18th century); French. Medium: velvet and precious metal embroidery. Date: 18th Century. Vetements de l'Ordre du Saint-Esprit; order founded in 1578 by King Henri III; suppressed in 1791 during the French Revolution; Provenance: Musee de la Ville de Paris, Musee Carnavalet, Paris, France / Giraudon. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.