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Prisoner armband

Object | Accession Number: 1997.87.4

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    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Armband from German prison in Morlaix France.
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Joseph Gilmor Rowley
    Markings
    Two circular stamps: one is French and appears to read "Ville de Morlaix" with a city coat of arms, the other is German and reads "Einheit" (unity) with a Nazi eagle and swastika.

    Physical Details

    Classification
    Identifying Artifacts
    Category
    Armbands
    Object Type
    Armbands (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    Khaki with white square sewn to center with printing "MORLAIX / D. P. / 180"; circular stamps at either end, one end has a black metal buckle.
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 4.000 inches (10.16 cm) | Width: 17.500 inches (44.45 cm)
    Materials
    overall : wool, cotton, linen, ink, metal

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The armband was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1997 by Joseph Gilmor Rowley.
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 18:23:34
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