The carpet is an exact copy of an original made for the palace at the time it was built. Aren't the colors amazing? It would easily fit in a modern house today.
Look at the amazing crown molding and carved additions to the window trim.
Sadly, we had to head for the hotel as we were out of time this day. What a rich history we have in this country and I was glad for the opportunity to explore a small bit of it. On to Chincoteague in my next post...land of the missing ponies and abundant waterfowl.