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Badge in case

Object Number: 
873
Medium: 
badge: metal, enamel, textile case: cardboard, textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 2 x 3 in. ( 2.5 x 5.1 x 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Badge is a white enamel Greek cross with gold starburst design behind, central circle contains a crowned "F' in gold, badge is suspended from a skyblue ribbon. Paper tag included with the object notes this badge is "Wurtemberg, Order of Frederick"
Gallery Label: 

Awarded for bravery and meritorious deeds in combat, the "Friedrichs-Orden" medal was established by the second king of Württemberg, Wilhelm I, in honor of his father, King Friedrich I, in 1830. The military order conferred nobility in the German Kingdom of Württemberg. The order was made obsolete in 1918 following the unification of the German nation.

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