Accession number: 2017.39.03
Date: December 16 1938
Materials: Gold; Enamel; Silk
Measurements: 30.3 cm L x 3.5 cm W
Marks/Label: "DER DEUTSCHEN MOTTER"
"16 DECEMBER 1938"
Description: Cross of Honour of the German Mother; White and blue enamelled cross with gold burst behind cross; in centre is black and white enamelled swastika encircled in legend "DER DUETSCHEN MOTTER"; all god backing; Engraved on reverse "16; December; 1938"; white and blue ribbon
History of Use: Awarded to German women who had given birth to at least eight children