Bogd Khaan Palace Museum: Toortsog with Emerald Inlay of Queen DondogdulamArt & Culture
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. With a red silk lining and outer cover of crimson silk, the toortsog cap has vase-shaped satin-stitched patterns of pearl strings on six sides, where middle-sized pearls are affixed in the middle. This cap has a pearl-string knotted finial with coral patterns of female swastikas and a thumbnail-sized emerald jewel on a golden base surrounded with diamonds on the forehead.
The craftsmen of Bogd Khaan Palace
Early XX century
Gold, coral, stone, pearl
This toortsog cap was made especially for Sitatara queen Dondogdulam, and the photograph of the Queen wearing this toortsog is kept at the museum.