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Large embroidered needlepoint designed by Yankel Ginzburg

Object | Accession Number: 1987.80.1

Colorful, embroidered wall hanging created by Yankel Ginzburg for the Jewish Community Council of Greater Washington in 1976. The three-panel image was designed by Ginzburg and then executed in needlepoint by sixty-one artisans, 60 women and one man, between 1976 and 1986. The design is intended to symbolize the Jewish people's arduous journey to freedom.

Artwork Title
Freedom Road
Date
creation:  1976-1986
Geography
creation: Washington (D.C.)
Classification
Decorative Arts
Category
Needlework
Genre/Form
Embroidery.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Bicentennial Commission of the Jewish Community Council of Greater Washington, D.C., Aaron Goldman, Chairman
 
Record last modified: 2022-11-08 14:07:34
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