The badge is a stamped filigree metal Latin cross on a braided metal chain. The cross style is noted on the original label as a "Peasant's Cross."
Inscription: "Peasant's Cross which was the badge of Karlsrune School at which she attended" attached to the badge
|Dimensions||W-2.25 L-3.5 inches|
|Owned||Varina Anne Davis (Winnie)|
The badge comes from the Karlsruhe School in Germany, worn by Winnie Davis when she was a student there.
This badge comes from the Institute Friedländer, a distinguished boarding school in Karlsruhe, Germany. Varina Anne "Winnie" Davis (1864-1898), the youngest child of Jefferson and Varina Davis, attended school there between the ages of 12 and 17.
Davis, Varina Anne (Winnie)