Hermes Silk Jacquard Scarf Napoleon Brown and Blue RARE
Gorgeous Napoleon in excellent vintage condition. Designed by Philippe Ledoux for Hermes, first issued in 1963 and re-issued in 1985, this bee jacquard carre pays homage to Napoléon Bonaparte. Five vignettes depict the French emperor in great detail throughout his reign.
This bee jacquard carre pays homage to Napoleon Bonaparte. Five vignettes depict the French emperor in great detail throughout his reign.
Bee, the symbol of immortality and resurrection, as to link the new dynasty to the very origins of France, was chosen by Napoleon along with the eagle, to be emblems of the Empire.
Ledoux, the master of detail and story depiction, and perhaps the most beloved of all Hermès designers, has created an unforgettable scarf, a true timeless classic worthy of any great collection.