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Frame

ca. 1890 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Silver with engraved gold attached to silk ribbon
Brief 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, Russia, ca.1890
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.
Dimensions
  • Height: 8.5cm
  • Width: 13.7cm
  • Depth: 2.5cm
Credit line
Given by the Marquise de Merindol in memory of her mother, the Comtesse Elisabeth Olsoufieff
Object history
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)
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
M.33-1981

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record createdAugust 11, 2005
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