04 August 2020

The Nightly Necklace: Maria Pavlovna's Pearl Drop Necklace

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Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia wears a diamond and pearl drop necklace (with the Vladimir Tiara) in a formal portrait, ca. 1900; the necklace, which she sometimes wore as a tiara on a velvet kokoshnik backing, was sold at auction after her death