National Coach Museum

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Cabriolet

Promenade vehicle used by the Royal Family in the gardens of their palaces, displaying the Portuguese Coat of Arms.

Cabriolet
1
A semi circular open body.
2
Mounted on two lateral shafts, and upheld by very strong straps.
3
Decorated with pastoral scenes.
4
Closes at the front by means of a maroon leather panel which serves as the door.
5
On the back there is a seat for the groom.
6
The interior is upholstered in in crimson velvet.
7
There are two wooden arcs extending downward from the wheel axles which served as shock absorbers in the event that one of the wheels should come loose.

Some Facts

  • Century
  • 18th
  • Vehicle
  • promenade
  • Work
  • Portuguese
  • Inv
  • V 0053
  • Dimensions
  • 387 x 130 x 150 cm

1 – A semi circular open body.

2 – Mounted on two lateral shafts, and upheld by very strong straps.

3 – Decorated with pastoral scenes.

4 – Closes at the front by means of a maroon leather panel which serves as the door.

5 – On the back there is a seat for the groom.

6 – The interior is upholstered in in crimson velvet.

7 – There are two wooden arcs extending downward from the wheel axles which served as shock absorbers in the event that one of the wheels should come loose.

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