03 August 2020

The Nightly Necklace: Marie Feodorovna's Diamond Wave Necklace

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Empress Marie Feodorovna of Russia wears her diamond and pearl wave necklace (with her diamond fringe tiara, two pearl necklaces, and the necklace's coordinating brooch) in a portrait by Ivan Kramskoi, ca. 1881; the necklace and brooch were part of a parure (possibly made by Cartier) that was confiscated by the Soviets after the revolution and subsequently disappeared