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Handcrafted wooden picture given to a Yiddish entertainer at a displaced persons camp

Object | Accession Number: 1989.58.149

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    Handcrafted wooden picture given to a Yiddish entertainer at a displaced persons camp

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    Brief Narrative
    Wood carving presented to Herman Yablokoff in 1947. Yablokoff was a star and director in the Yiddish Theatre who entertained at displaced persons camps throughout Europe after World War II.
    Artwork Title
    Two Cats
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Anita Willens

    Physical Details

    Decorative Arts
    Physical Description
    framed, square wood carved relief; image of two cats, one wearing yellow shirt and green pants, the second wearing red dress with white apron, carrying pitcher of milk (raised image of two stylized cats attached to a wooden background; one cat is wearing a yellow shirt and green pants and the other cat is wearing a red dress and carrying a pitcher; framed by dark green textile-covered mat and light green painted frame)
    overall: Height: 7.750 inches (19.685 cm) | Width: 7.750 inches (19.685 cm) | Depth: 1.120 inches (2.845 cm)
    overall : wood, paint, cloth, adhesive, metal

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    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Keywords & Subjects

    Topical Term
    Refugee camps--Europe.

    Administrative Notes

    The wood carving was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1989 by Anita Willens.
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    2022-07-28 18:28:34
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