Anita Delgado, Fifth wife of Maharaja Jagat Jit Singh of Kapurthala. Headpiece: crescent-shaped emerald within an old-cut diamond openwork surround suspending a marquise-shaped diamond, later brooch fittings, circa
Crescent emerald and diamonds brooch made by Magharaja of Kapurthala for his fifth wife Anita Delgado also known as Maharani Prem Kaur of Kapurthala. Anita wore this jewel as a a bandeau. The emerald once was a decoration of Maharaja's beloved elephant.
Treasures from India: Jewels from the Al-Thani Collection Opens at the Met
Turban Ornament or Brooch Object Name: Turban ornament Date: ca. 1935 Geography: probably France Medium: Platinum, set with rubies and diamonds Dimensions: H. cm) Classification: Jewelry Credit Line: The Al-Thani Collection