In 1803 the area was acquired by the U.S. as part of the Louisiana Purchase. This was when Arkansas and several other states were purchased by the U.S. from France.
Napoleon I was "Emperor of the French" from 1804 - 1815.
Fashion Thought - If I was the Empress Josephine (Napoleon's first wife 1796 - 1810?), would I wear this hair clip with an image of myself? Or...
would I show my love for Napoleon and wear this bracelet as proof of that love?
Yes! I would adorn myself with many images of my Emperor!