Mary Curzon, Baroness Curzon of Kedleston - Wikipedia

In 1902 Lord Curzon organized the Delhi Durbar to celebrate the coronation of King Edward VII, "the grandest pageant in history", which created a tremendous sensation.At the state ball Mary wore an extravagant coronation gown, by the House of Worth of Paris, known as Lady Curzon's peacock dress, stitched of gold cloth embroidered with peacock feathers with a blue/green beetle wing in each eye ...Born: Mary Victoria Leiter, 27 May 1870, Chicago, ……