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Royal Stuart furniture, art, silver, tapestries...

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You can search the entire Knole collection of 17th century royal state furniture; art and silver from the comfort of your home. Look for items of specific interest and try and spot them on your visit.

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The furniture

 © John Miller

Come and see the last survivors of furniture from Whitehall and Hampton Court Palaces, among the most expensive status objects of their time.

The portraits

Sir Joshua Reynolds’ portrait of the 3rd Duke of Dorset at Knole in Kent © NT/Jane Mucklow

Important 16th and early 17th century figures in England and Europe are on display, along with paintings by Van Dyck, Reynolds, Gainsborough, Lely, Kneller, Larkin, Vigée-Lebrun and others.

The silver

Knole’s silver furniture is one of only two such collections in the world © Andreas von Einsiedel

The silver furniture in the King’s Room survived the fate of the other solid silver sets from the court of Louis XIV of France, melted down to fund military campaigns.

The tapestries

A detail of the unique Diana and Actaeon tapestry by François Spiering © National Trust

The tapestries at Knole are some of the finest in the National Trust’s collection. They include 17th century works for the royal palaces by Reydams and Spiering.

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