22 February 2019

The Daily Diadem: Marie Feodorovna's Sapphire Kokoshnik

Grand Ladies Site

Empress Marie Feodorovna of Russia wears a diamond and sapphire tiara on a pearl-edged fabric kokoshnik backing in a portrait by Konstantin Makovsky, ca. 1870s; the tiara was confiscated after the revolution, and its current status is unknown