Napoleon and the Empire of Fashion

Detail of metal belt which cinches in the high empire line waist. ca.1798'Fortunee' from the Napoleon and the Empire of Fashion collection.

Detail of metal belt which cinches in the high empire line waist. ca.1798'Fortunee' from the Napoleon and the Empire of Fashion collection.

exclusive images of the Exhibition open in Milan's TRIENNALE 16 June to 12 September 2010

exclusive images of the Exhibition open in Milan's TRIENNALE 16 June to 12 September 2010

Another gown from the Napoleon Empire of Fashion exhibit

Another gown from the Napoleon Empire of Fashion exhibit

Francoise. Napoleon and the Empire of Fashion.

Francoise. Napoleon and the Empire of Fashion.

Cecile. detail -1807 Napoleon and the Empire of Fashion

Cecile. detail -1807 Napoleon and the Empire of Fashion

Napoleon and the Empire of Fashion

Napoleon and the Empire of Fashion

Therese. Napoleon and the Empire of Fashion Exhibition

Therese. Napoleon and the Empire of Fashion Exhibition

Fan 1805 .Ivory, silk tulle, gold and cut steel.

Fan 1805 .Ivory, silk tulle, gold and cut steel.

NATALIE: Purse in silk net, silk ribbon, fringed silk ribbon lined in ivory taffeta with a painted paper medallion decorated with gold foil. France, 1808-10. Dress in ivory silk satin. France c. 1808. Napoleon and the Empire of Fashion

NATALIE: Purse in silk net, silk ribbon, fringed silk ribbon lined in ivory taffeta with a painted paper medallion decorated with gold foil. France, 1808-10. Dress in ivory silk satin. France c. 1808. Napoleon and the Empire of Fashion

c1805-10 fine white muslin gown with Juliet sleeves. Cuff detail. Books of the whole Sylvestra Regency Fashion collection available! http://www.blurb.co.uk/search/site_search?search=sylvestra+regency

c1805-10 fine white muslin gown with Juliet sleeves. Cuff detail. Books of the whole Sylvestra Regency Fashion collection available! http://www.blurb.co.uk/search/site_search?search=sylvestra+regency

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