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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
Religious articles