Napoleon - An Intimate Portrait


Foot cushion used at coronation of Napoléon

Foot cushion used at coronation of Napoléon

- c. 1804

These elaborate, gold-embroidered cushions were used by the high-ranking ecclesiastical dignitaries.

Historical Provenance - Collection of Augustin François André Picot, the Emperor’s embroiderer

Red velvet with embroidery


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A Traveling Exhibition from Russell Etling Company (c) 2011