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.