People from all over the world were shocked when the home was put up for sale, and pictures of the interior were released.
In Europe, since the time of the Tyrian purple worn by Roman Emperors, purple has been the color most associated with royalty. It is still used by the British Royal Family and other royalty in Europe as a ceremonial color on special occasions.
In Europe and America, purple is the color most associated with vanity, extravagance, and individualism. Among the seven major sins, it represents vanity. It is a color which is used to attract attention. The carpet going up the bathtub walls is a humorous touch...
In parapsychology, people with purple auras are said to have a love of ritual and ceremony.
Garish or gorgeous? You decide. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder...