Bogd Khaan Palace Museum: The Crowns of the Bogd Khaan and Queen DondogdulamArt & Culture
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. This particular five-sided hat with a golden crown and a golden ochir at the top is referred to as the ‘Five-sided Black Fox Fur Crown’ as it was worn by the Bogd Khaan.
The crown’s golden ochir is made with the Five Tathagatas, which symbolizes abandoning the Five Hindrances - or the principle of enlightenment in Buddhism.
Early 20th century
Black fox fur, brocade, gold, silver, pearl
The crowns were worn by the 8th Bogd Jebtsundamba Khutuktu and Queen Dondogdulam during their coronation ceremony on December 29, 1911.