The coronation of Franz Joseph

Emperor Franz Joseph and Queen Elisabeth were crowned on 7 June 1867 in the Buda Castle Church of Our Lady (Matthias Church). Following this the regalia were guarded in the Buda Castle Palace until World War II.
For the coronation of Emperor Franz Joseph in 1867, the coronation mantle weighing 4 kilograms had to be repaired. The repair work included sewing the disintegrated embroidery to the fabric layers. In addition to the above, the mantle also received new lining.