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Purse made while interned in Gurs concentration camp

Object | Accession Number: 1990.34.1

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    Purse made while interned in Gurs concentration camp

    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Purse made while interned in Gurs camp
    Geography
    creation: Gurs (Concentration camp); Gurs (France)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Ruth Saffro
    Contributor
    Artisan: Johanna Z. Neumann

    Physical Details

    Classification
    Dress Accessories
    Object Type
    Handbags (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    Braided reeds wrapped in circles to form sides of purse and handles.
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 4.490 inches (11.405 cm) | Width: 3.500 inches (8.89 cm) | Depth: 0.240 inches (0.61 cm)
    Materials
    overall : reed

    Rights & Restrictions

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

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The purse was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1990 by Ruth Newmann Saffro, the daughter of Johanna Zwang Neumann.
    Record last modified:
    2024-01-18 07:50:18
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