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Pillow sham with embroidered animals made by a Jewish immigrant

Object | Accession Number: 2012.72.8

Large, square pillow sham top cover with a red, embroidered design made by Edna (Yetta) Kwasznik Eckstein, who immigrated to the United States 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 pillow sham, one of a set of four, may have been brought with her.

Date
1912  (emigration)
Geography
use : Denver (Colo.)
Classification
Furnishings and Furniture
Category
Household linens
Object Type
Pillow shams (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Samuel Veta
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Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:06:03
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