The primary reason for Napoleon Bonaparte to marry Marie-Louise was to provide a son and heir to the Emperor. The red pelisse that she wore in Compiegne symbolises a demonstration of the expectation that she will be fertile.
Gorgeous girandole earrings, paired with a pretty enamel pocket watch on a twisted gold longuard chain. And maybe the earrings are micro mosaic too? exclusive images of the Exhibition open in Milan's TRIENNALE 16 June to 12 Septe