Princess Vijaya Devi of Mysore with groom the rajput Prince Thakur Kotda-Sangani

Princess Vijaya Devi of Mysore with groom the rajput Prince Thakur Kotda-Sangani

HH Maharani Gayatri Devi, Rajmata of Jaipur. She was daughter of Prince Jitendra Narayan and Indira Devi of Cooch behar. She was celebrated for her classical beauty was counted in 'The Ten Most Beautiful Women of the World' along with actress Leela Naidu by Vogue Magazine. She ran for Parliament in 1962 and won the constituency in the world's largest landslide victory. She died on 29 July 2009 in Jaipur - http://www.johanhoogewijs.com/documentaries/38/MEMOIRS_OF_A_HINDU_PRINCESS/ - ♥ Rhea…

HH Maharani Gayatri Devi, Rajmata of Jaipur. She was daughter of Prince Jitendra Narayan and Indira Devi of Cooch behar. She was celebrated for her.

Portrait of Sri Chamarajendra Wadiyar in the suit embroidered with Zardozi- by Sheikh Shams Uddin

HH Sri Chamarajendra Wadiyar X Splendidly attired in black velvet with zardozi embroidery, HH Sri Chamarajendra Wadiyar X in his youthful glory and grandeur. oil painting by Raja Ravi Varma

Marriage of H.H Sri Krishnaraja Wadiyar IV and Rana Prathap Kumari of Kathiawar (oil on canvas), 1904, Collection: Srikantha Datta Narasimharaja Wadiyar, The Palace, Mysore.

Marriage of H.H Sri Krishnaraja Wadiyar IV and Rana Prathap Kumari of Kathiawar (oil on canvas), Collection: Srikantha Datta Narasimharaja Wadiyar, The Palace, Mysore.

Maharaja Tukojirao Holkar wearing the 5-strand pearl necklace, the 7 strand pearl necklace and a large sash of pearls. Every Indian Maharaja worth his salt had a sizable pearl collection and Holkars were no exception to the rule. The pearls of the maharajas were no ordinary pearls, but Basra pearls of the finest quality.

Maharaja Tukojirao Holkar wearing the pearl necklace, the 7 strand…

Neelanjana Sarees: Vintage Photographs in Sarees

Vintage sari shot (Gauhar Jaan, famous singer from Calcutta - a halfsie: half-Indian, half-Armenian - on right).

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