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March 2, 2014

Queen Maud of Norway's Aigrette Tiara

Princess Astrid
Princess Astrid
Creation:  This tiara can be worn with diamond wings or ruby flowers.

Materials:  diamonds and rubies

Provenance:
  1. Queen Maud of Norway 
  2. Crown Princess Märtha of Norway; inherited from her mother-in-law in 1938 but Queen Maud died while in the United Kingdom and the tiara was put into storage in Windsor Castle and was not retrieved until 1953
  3. Princess Astrid of Norway, Mrs. Ferner; inherited from her mother in 1954


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  • When was this tiara created?

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