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Table runner with cross stitch bird and flowers made by a Jewish immigrant

Object | Accession Number: 2012.72.4

Table runner with a cross stitched bird design and floral border made by Edna (Yetta) Kwasznik Eckstein, who immigrated with her young son from Ratno, Russia (Ratne, Ukraine) in 1912. They joined her husband, Sam, who had left Ratno in 1908 and settled in Denver, Colorado. The table runner, and a similar companion runner, 2012.72.3, may have been brought with her, but it is likely that it was made in the US.

Date
1912  (emigration)
Geography
use : Denver (Colo.)
creation : Ratne (Ukraine)
Language
Russian
Classification
Furnishings and Furniture
Category
Household linens
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Samuel Veta
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:22:29
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