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Chief's Standard

The Standard took expert embroiders nearly three years to make. It was the gift to the Guide Chief of all the UK Commissioners, presented in 1925. Paul Hunt of the UK sent a scan of this lovely badge, a new item in the Girl Guiding UK catalogue.

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Olave Baden-Powell was presented with a personal standard by the UK Girl Guide's County Commissioners. It was designed by Mrs Zigomala. Miss Kay-Shuttleworth supervised the making of the standard.
It is blue (azure) from hoist to fly.

Nearest the hoist is the gold (or) trefoil; then come two small hemispheres, showing a coloured map of the world, indicating her post as World Chief Guide.

These are placed high to the left of the main fly, which is divided throughout tis length by two silver (argent) waves, amongst which are shown three ships with black hulls with white sails, four silver dolphins, and the Gold Fish of the Chief Guide
Between two red (gules) motto bands, on which are embroidered the Baden-Powell and Girl Guide mottoes in gold letters, there is a section alluding to the outdoor life, showing white tents on a green (vert) field.
In the extreme fly the Baden-Powell crests are embroidered.

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