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Frame

  • Place of origin:

    Russia (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1890 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver with engraved gold attached to silk ribbon

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Marquise de Merindol in memory of her mother, the Comtesse Elisabeth Olsoufieff

  • Museum number:

    M.33-1981

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Silver frame for a badge, backed with engraved gold, in the form of an M surmounted by the Russian Imperial crown with a gold maltese cross. Attached to a blue ribbon of watered silk and a red ribbon with a silver medal commemorating Tsar Alexander III.

Place of Origin

Russia (made)

Date

ca. 1890 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silver with engraved gold attached to silk ribbon

Dimensions

Height: 8.5 cm, Width: 13.7 cm, Depth: 2.5 cm

Object history note

For a badge of a Maid of Honour to the Tsarina Marie Feodorovna. Comtesse Elisabeth Olsoufieff, born Princess Abamalek-Lazarew, wore the badge at the lying-in-state of Tsar Alexander III (d.1894)

Descriptive line

Silver frame for a badge, backed with engraved gold, in the form of an M surmounted by the Russian Imperial crown with a gold maltese cross. Attached to a blue ribbon of watered silk and a red ribbon with a silver medal commemorating Tsar Alexander III, Russia, ca.1890

Subjects depicted

Ribbon; Maltese crosses; Crowns (headdresses)

Categories

Ceremonial objects; Jewellery; Metalwork; Coins & Medals

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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