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135,00€

A dive into the history of Monaco! Follow the compass rose and wander through the contributions and actions of Prince Albert I ! The highlights of his reign, his exploration boats, the constitution, the car of the Monte Carlo Rally, the Exotic Garden, are all found jumbled together on this Malicieux ! A piece of Monaco's history declined on this clever accessory that will follow you every day !

An elegant and exclusive design limited to 200 pieces, created to commemorate the centenary of the death of Prince Albert I.

  • 100% silk
  • 90 x 5 cm  | Hand sewn, the dimensions of this Malicieux may vary slightly.

A TALENTED WATERCOLORIST

Through her watercolor drawings, this artist offers us a soft and poetic perspective of the contributions of Prince Albert 1st, the explorer, scientist and navigator prince. His boats carry us away, his dolphins accompany us and the compass rose guides us towards elusive horizons filled with discoveries.

A NOTE OF HISTORY

Albert I (1848-1922) was one of the most enlightened princes of his time.

He was nicknamed "the learned Prince" or "the navigator Prince" because of his abysmal love for science and in particular for the oceans.

A true Jules Verne character, he led no less than 2 scientific campaigns, from Spitzberg to the Azores and in 1910, he inaugurated the Oceanographic Museum.

Also passionate about prehistory, the Prince founded a Museum of Anthropology in 1902, to exhibit his discoveries.

A convinced humanist and pacifist, he dreamed of participating in the improvement of the world: he created the International Institute of Peace.

For him, progress must be at the service of mankind and this ideal of well-being for mankind does not prevent him from keeping a distance and from being aware of the limits of industrial progress, by its possible attacks on the environment and biodiversity.

Albert I undertook profound reforms on the political, economic and social levels.

The Prince was at the forefront of the avant-garde and brought Monaco into modernity: He provided the Principality with a Constitution, had the port enlarged, created a hospital, a high school, a library...

This multi-faceted Prince, through his humanism, his patronage, his art of governing, his scientific curiosity and his pioneering awareness of environmental issues, greatly contributed to the influence of his country.

A MALICIEUX OF EXCEPTION

Its elongated shape provides an original base for the drawings in each of our collections.

A technological prowess allows to reveal the most delicate details and the most demanding color patterns.

Its box, its case, red, the color of Monaco, is made in the Principality of Monaco from FSC certified paper from responsibly managed forests.

The "Prince Explorateur" Malicieux is part of the ephemeral "Prince Explorateur" collection, a clever silk band that celebrates in drawing the centenary of the death of a great prince of Monaco.

SILK

This precious shiny filament, obtained by unwinding the cocoon of a silkworm, naturally requires very high quality production conditions.

Very sensitive to the quality of the environment, the silkworm does not tolerate pollution and feeds only on fresh leaves. Its breeding requires a know-how of excellence: our craftsmen have selected the best silk farms.


Preserve the beauty of your Malicieux :


Store it flat and untied or in its original box rolled up.
Avoid contact with your perfume.
Entrust its cleaning to a specialized professional.

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