A royal robe in the Court of Napolean I
Royal robe in the Court of Napolean III
Many of the highest ladies in the land had to have only the best and the most extravagantly beautiful creations ever to be seen in France. Napolean’s entourage of royal ladies became powerful in their own right, but some chose to hide from public view. Here is one view from a collection of some gowns of sheer perfection!
Royal Robes of this quality are complex in construction a sensational garment with fabulous embroidery, braid and flowers.