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Badge in case

Object Number: 
888
Medium: 
medal: metal, enamel, textile case: cardboard, textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 3 x 4 in. ( 5.1 x 7.6 x 10.2 cm )
Marks: 
medal: obverse: "ORDO TEUT HUMANITATI" medal: reverse: "1871"
Description: 
Cross-shaped black and white enamel badge suspended from a black and white striped folded ribbon.
Gallery Label: 

William Francis of Austria-Teschen, 57th Grand Master of the Teutonic Order, established a volunteer corps in 1871. The Marianekreutz was awarded to those who assisted those injured in battle at field hospitals.

Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group