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Large multicolor painted needlepoint tapestry

Object | Accession Number: 1987.80.1

Multicolor abstract wall hanging created by Yankel Ginzburg for the Jewish Community Council of Greater Washington in 1976. The canvas design was painted by Ginzburg and then executued in needlepoint by approximately sixty female and one male artisan in 1976-1986. It's design symbolizes the Jewish people's arduous journey to freedom.

Artwork Title
Freedom Road
Date
1976-1986  (creation)
Geography
creation : Washington (D.C.)
Classification
Decorative Arts
Category
Needlework
Object Type
Tapestry (lcsh)
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
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:21:49
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