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The French Rococo Louis XV style of furniture incorporates curving lines,
cabriole legs (with scroll feet) and carved details of period furniture
common in the 18th century.
Carving on armoires, tables and chairs depicted delicate foliate patterns
inspired by nature. The French style is much more formal than the English
and many pieces were accented with decorative marquetry inlay, brass ormolu
plaques, and gold details.
If you like this style, be sure to look at the Rococo revival styles of the
Today's reproductions are usually made from walnut or beech wood and are
upholstered in a variety of textiles, often more traditional and formal in