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Robin White

Interiors

Gown and Fabric Design: Joséphine Bonaparte at Musée du Luxembourg, Paris

Extremely elegant and sympathetic to those around her, as Empress, Joséphine was constantly on display. Per the exhibition:

“She was the best dressed women in the Empire and acted as an ambassador for French distinction.”

Joséphine made the court the most luxurious in Europe. Her clothing, copied by the textile industry for all the European courts. We see here one of her gowns and a close-up of the beautiful fabric design.

Gown and Fabric Design:  Joséphine's gown

Joséphine’s gown

Gown and Fabric Design:  Joséphine's gown

Joséphine’s gown

Gown and Fabric Design:  Joséphine's gown up close

Joséphine’s gown up close