Thursday, July 12, 2012

Desiree's shoes, coronation gown, and others

 Wedding outfits of Oscar I and Joséphine of Leuchtenberg, 1823 in Munich

Courtesy of The Royal Armoury (emuseumplus.lsh.s...). Queen Desideria's Coronation gown made of cloth-of-silver with applied embroidered gold-crown motifs, broad god-and-silver lace and fringes.
Shoes for Queen Desideria's Coronation were ordered from the German shoemaker Schenck in Paris. They are made of white satin and decorated with pailettes, embroidered in the form of crowns.

Gown Worn at Napoleon I's Court.

Empress Josephine's Court Dress, c. 1800.

Court Dress & Train Worn by a Lady of Napoleon I's Court, French, c. 1809.

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