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Badge and case

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Title:
Badge and case
Date: 
1850-1917
Medium: 
Gold, enamel, textile; case: paper, cardboard, textile
Dimensions: 
badge: 16 1/8 x 1 15/16 in. ( 41 x 4.9 cm ) case: 4 x 3 x 1 1/2 in. ( 10.2 x 7.6 x 3.8 cm )
Description: 
Red Maltese cross with four double-headed crowned eagles in the interstices; a white enamel central medallion contains two intertwined S's in gold, both on the obverse and reverse. Russian Order of Saint Stanislas.
Date End: 
1 917
Object Number: 
889
Gallery Label: 
The Russian Order of Saint Stanislas (Orden sv. Stanislava) was established by King Stanislas II Poniatowski, the last King of Poland, in 1765. A branch of the Order was created in Russia after the Congress of Vienna. There are three classes of this order: Knights Grand Cross, Commanders, and Companions. The double headed eagles on the badge represent the white eagle of Poland.
Date Begin: 
1850
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group