Badge of a Dame of Grace of the Grand Priory in the British Realm of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem
Badge shape : cross, Maltese.
Obverse design: Maltese cross in white enamel edged with silver. In the angles formed by the arms of the cross alternately a small silver lion and small silver unicorn.
Reverse design: as obverse.
Suspender: ring, circular (attached to piece via integral ring in cleft of upper vertical arm).
Ribbon colour: black (watered).
(Component parts: badge and bow)
First World War period Badge of a Dame of Grace of the Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem awarded to Mabel Annie St Clair Stobart. Nursing organiser in Belgium, France and Serbia during the Great War.
History of award : before 1906 the title was "Lady of Grace"
(Reference : Tozer, C W : 1975 : (The) Insignia and Medals of the Grand Priory of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem : Hayward, London, p.32)