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Star of David badge with Juif worn by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2000.566.2 a-b

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    Star of David badge with Juif worn by a German Jewish refugee

    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Star of David patch worn by Eric Gutsmuth's mother-in-law, a German refugee in France during World War II
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Eric Gutsmuth
    Markings
    front, center, black ink : Juif [Jew]

    Physical Details

    Language
    French
    Classification
    Identifying Artifacts
    Category
    Badges
    Physical Description
    a. Yellow cloth badge in the shape of a 6 pointed Star of David adhered to green cloth backing. The star outline is formed from 2 overlapping, dyed triangles and has French text in a font resemblng Hebrew printed in the center.
    b. Rectangular piece of green printed paper that was cut out of a train schedule.
    Dimensions
    a: Height: 4.000 inches (10.16 cm) | Width: 3.500 inches (8.89 cm)
    Materials
    overall : cloth, dye, ink, adhesive

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Keywords & Subjects

    Topical Term
    Magen David.

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The badge was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2000 by Eric Gutsmuth.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this artifact has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 18:28:37
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