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Queen’s headdress

Top to bottom: Details of Queen Dondogdulam’s headdress with coral, pearl, gold, silver and other precious stones. Photos courtesy of Bogd Khan Palace Museum

Silver headdress in Khalkha Mongolian style with full inlays of pearl and other precious stones and 58 pearl strings with pink stone ends. This headdress was worn by Sitatara Queen Dondogdulam during the ceremony to be elevated as the Dagini Regent of Mongolia reigned by Bogd Khan elevated by his folks on December 29, 1911.
By Gan-Ochir Saranbolor,
Research Associate, Bogd Khan Palace Museum

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