Versailles

The Star Chamber

Outlander: Season 2, Episode 7 - A room exclusively used for occult judgements

Outlander: Season 2, Episode 7 - A room exclusively used for occult judgements

If you follow this blog, then you know I have been picking up what Outlander has been laying down, but then they went and one-upped themselves, with this Star Chamber set.  This room is meant to exist somewhere in Versailles, accessible through a secret passageway.  

On top of being magical, the set also functions from a bird's-eye and ant's-eye view:

If you would like more detail about its construction, check out this Vulture article, where there are more pictures like this one:

Match the drapes, to the walls, to the pillows, to the...

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Chinoiserie Chic wrote an article about the Manhattan home of fashion designer Elizabeth McKay.  

Her daughter's room jumped out at me because there is a green herringbone pattern (which I like) applied to the walls, windows, bed, shelves.....and who knows what else.  It's hard to get a sense of the room overall. 

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Matching fabric and wallpaper has always felt very Baroque to me, like these bedrooms from Versailles:

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or 60's/70's: 

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I am totally ready to see more matchy-matchy in this decade.  Bring it on.