In the Belle Epoque, aigrette tiaras became the rage in women’s fashion. They were inspired by the egret feathers and jewels that Ottoman emperors wore on their turbans. Cartier used this as inspiration to make aigrette tiaras such as this one.
The Edwardian Era - Fashion History Museum: As featured in Street Style - American patterned velvet and satin suit, worn to the inauguration of President Wilson in Washington D., March and satin turban hat decorated with Goura feathers, about
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