Sweater knitted by an inmate in labor camp near Riga, Latvia
Clothing and Dress
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Blanka Bori Berger Winkler
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.
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Also in Blanka Winkler collection
Blue cotton kerchief worn by Blanka Winkler. One section of material, which was divided into four. Her mother and her sisters had the other three kerchiefs which they all wore in the camp.