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Object Name BADGE
Catalog Number 0985.07.00071
Description 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)
Provenance 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.
People Davis, Varina Anne (Winnie)
Subjects girls
children
jewelry
Teenagers
Religious articles
Crucifixes