07 October 2020

The Daily Diadem: Maria Vladimirovna's Kokoshnik

Albert Nieboer/RPE/DPA Picture Alliance/Alamy

Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna, a claimant to the headship of the House of Romanov, wears a kokoshnik-style tiara for the wedding of Prince Leka of Albania in Tirana, October 2016; the tiara appears to be heavily inspired by this pearl and diamond kokoshnik from Cartier