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Pillowcase saved from a Jewish shop

Object | Accession Number: 2011.321.2

Pillowcase which belonged to Lori Kohn in Bucharest, Romania. In the period between August 1940 and June 1941, the Antonescu government issued orders to confiscate different types of Jewish property; The Chamber of Commerce eliminated Jews from the textile industry by expropriating the businesses and the merchandise. Mrs. Kohn defied the orders and kept a few items from her store, among them this pillowcase.

Geography
use: Bucharest (Romania)
Classification
Furnishings and Furniture
Category
Household linens
Object Type
Pillowcases (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Rodica and Paul Burg
 
Record last modified: 2020-06-30 09:25:49
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