This crown was created in 1856 by Russian Court Jewelers & made from silver & diamonds for Alexander II's wife, Maria Alexandrovna, who later presented it to her beloved daughter-in-law Dagmar-Minnie-Marie Feodorovna.
Maria Feodorovna (Princess Dagmar) (1847–1928) Denmark wearing a fur-trimmed red dress by François Flameng (Hermitage) in 1894. Wife of Alexander III (Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov) (1845-1894) Russia. 4th Child of King Christian IX 1818-1906) Denmark & Princess Louise (1817-1898) Hesse, Germany. Christian was not in the immediate line of succession to the Denmark throne. But, Christian became heir to the throne in the unexpected extinction of the senior line of the House of Oldenburg.
An Imperial gem set gold brooch by Carl Fabergé, centred with the cypher of the Empress Maria Feodorovna in rose diamonds, encircled a ruby and diamond wreath, surmounted by a bow holding a brilliant cut diamond. Workmaster: Albert Holmström, St Petersburg, circa 1914.