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Sweater knitted by an inmate in labor camp near Riga, Latvia

Object | Accession Number: 1991.137.1

Knitted in a labor camp near Riga by a fellow inmate of Blanka Winkler who found socks on the way to forced labor. She unraveled the yarn from the socks and knitted the sweater.

Date
creation:  1944
Geography
creation: Riga (Latvia)
Classification
Clothing and Dress
Category
Women's clothing
Object Type
Sweaters (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Blanka Bori Berger Winkler
 
Record last modified: 2020-06-30 09:22:16
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