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Yellow cloth Star of David badge with the letter J. to identify a Belgian Jew

Object | Accession Number: 2001.326.5

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    Yellow cloth Star of David badge with the letter J. to identify a Belgian Jew

    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    The badge was worn by Augusta Kaplan in Brussels, Belgium.
    Date
    use:  approximately 1941
    Geography
    use: Brussels (Belgium)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Augusta F. Kaplan
    Markings
    front, center, black ink : J.
    Contributor
    Subject: Augusta F. Kaplan

    Physical Details

    Classification
    Identifying Artifacts
    Category
    Badges
    Physical Description
    Yellow cloth badge in the shape of a 6 pointed Star of David. The star outline is formed from 2 overlapping, dyed triangles and has J. printed in the center.
    Materials
    overall : cloth, dye, ink

    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 the the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2001 by Augusta F. Kaplan.
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 18:29:21
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