of Maltesian Order (full
name - Christian Order of Saint John) is dressed in black linen
armour, black surcotte and black woolen cloak. Although color of
the order was red they used black in Holy Land and shortly after
their return to Europe. Because of that clothing here evokes
period before ca 1270. The cross with 8 edges reminds of eight
knight virtues. It should be 20 cm wide. (It was extended to fit
proportions of the owner to 23 cm).