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Badge and star: Order of the Striped Tiger, 1st class

MED2426
Coins and medals

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Collection Coins and medals, Orders and medals
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleProvenance: Sturdee, Frederick Charles Doveton

Object details:

Object ID MED2426
Description Awarded to Admiral of the Fleet Sir F Doveton Sturdee (1859-1925). Badge: A gold star of forty rays arranged in groups of five, enamelled in white, yellow, red, blue and black, charged with an identical gold star bearing in the centre an enamelled representation of a tiger, three gold stars in chief. The badge is suspended by a wreath enamelled green, tied with a red enamel ribbon, from a sash of red ribbon edged with orange. Star: Identical but larger.
Date made

Credit On loan to the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, from a Private Collection
Materials organic: textile [ribbon]; metal: gold, enamelled
Measurements badge: 78 mm; star: 102 mm
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