The Duchess of Devonshire (nee Deborah Mitford)

To her sisters, she was called "Hen". The Duchess of Devonshire (nee Deborah Mitford)

The duchesses of Devonshire have worn this tiara since 1893, when it was created for Louise, Duchess of Manchester (who married the Duke of Devonshire). It contains approximately 1,900 diamonds.

A lovely image of what the late Debo, Duchess of Devonshire called 'the Family Fender'. Weight training with a bag of sugar on the head for that one.

Keira Knightley as Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire in The Duchess (2008).

The Duchess by Saul Dibb with Keira Knightley as Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire. Costume design: Michael O’Connor

Devonshire diamond tiara. made in 1893 for Louise, Duchess of Devonshire (1832-1911), just a year after she wed the 8th Duke. The tiara has 13 palmette motifs separated by lotus motifs, set on a base of three rows. The base dates from slightly later than the top part, around 1897. Jeweler A.E. Skinner used nearly 1,900 diamonds set in silver and gold to make the piece, including 1,041 diamonds taken from other family pieces

The Royal Order of Sartorial Splendor: Tiara Thursday: The Devonshire Diamond Tiara

Keira Knightley the Duchess Costumes | Currently Reading…The Duchess by Amanda Foreman | intothebook

Currently Reading…The Duchess by Amanda Foreman

Keira Knightley as “Georgiana, the Duchess of Devonshire”

Oscar Nominee: The Duchess For Best Costume Design

Emerald Tiara Alternate: Duchess of Devonshire Emerald Tiara

Duchess of Devonshire emerald tiara - this would be lovely offset by my red hair.

10/2/14.   Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall at Dowager Duchess of Devonshire funeral | Daily Mail Online

Funeral for 'Debo', the last of the Mitford sisters

Andrew Parker Bowles, pictured with his former wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, was also at the funeral of the Dowager Duchess of Devonshire to pay his respects, 2 October

duchess Devonshire home

Inside the Charming Country Estate of Deborah, Duchess of Devonshire

PORTRAIT OF GEORGIANA, DUCHESS OF DEVONSHIRE, BY THOMAS GAINSBOROUGH, 1787

PORTRAIT OF GEORGIANA, DUCHESS OF DEVONSHIRE, BY THOMAS GAINSBOROUGH, 1787

The duchesses of Devonshire have worn this tiara since 1893, when it was created for Louise, Duchess of Manchester (who married the Duke of Devonshire). It contains approximately 1,900 diamonds.

This is the Devonshire diamond tiara. The Devonshire women are a hoot, from Louise (who laid out gambling paraphernalia and Bibles side by side) to Deborah Mitford. Get the details in this this installment of Tiara Tuesday.

Winifred, Duchess of Portland, went to the 1897 Devonshire House Ball as the "Duchess of Savoia." Her outfit consisted of an embroidered silver satin dress and lace ruff (6). A portrait (5) shows her wearing a diamond and pearl brooch (4) as part of her costume. She wore slightly different jewellery for the event itself—a close-up from her photo with her husband, the 6th Duke of Portland (3), shows the Portland stomacher (2) and a scroll necklace (1) pinned on her bodice as corsage…

Winifred, Duchess of Portland, went to the 1897 Devonshire House Ball as the "Duchess of Savoia." Her outfit consisted of an embroidered silver satin dress and lace ruff (6). A portrait (5) shows her wearing a diamond and pearl brooch (4) as part of her costume. She wore slightly different jewellery for the event itself—a close-up from her photo with her husband, the 6th Duke of Portland (3), shows the Portland stomacher (2) and a scroll necklace (1) pinned on her bodice as corsage…

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Historical style: Maternity fashion across the ages

The Duchess by Saul Dibb with Keira Knightley as Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire. Costume design: Michael O’Connor - pregnant

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