||Louis is a French woven jacquard tapestry cushion cover. The Fleur de Lis is particularly associated with the French monarchy. It remains an enduring symbol of France, and is still found on the Coat of Arms of many nations. In this piece three large Fleurs are centered on a blue background adorned with miniature Fleurs, enclosed in an ornate red and yellow border. This piece is a companion to # 5495, Henry.
In France the Lis is widely used in city emblems Historically, some cities that had been particularly faithful to the Crown were awarded a heraldic augmentation of two or three fleurs-de-lis on the chief of their coat of arms.