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Object | Accession Number: 2002.436.5

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    Brief Narrative
    The wallet was used by Helene Reik while she was in the ghetto in Terezín (Theresienstadt), Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic) during the Holocaust.
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Elizabeth Margosches

    Physical Details

    Dress Accessories
    Object Type
    Wallets (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    Oval form with straight sides constructed of light brown leather; border of light brown textile stitching along edges; impressed on front is red and green floral motif with green dot border; impressed on back exterior pocket is red and green floral and dot border with "Strbske Pleso" at center; one interior pocket that closes with metal zipper; metal ball chain attached to bail of zipper.
    overall: Height: 2.750 inches (6.985 cm) | Width: 4.120 inches (10.465 cm) | Depth: 0.380 inches (0.965 cm)
    overall : leather, ink, cloth, metal

    Rights & Restrictions

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

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Reik, Helene.

    Administrative Notes

    The wallet was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2002 by Elizabeth Margosches the grandaughter of Helene Reik.
    Record last modified:
    2023-05-25 10:26:33
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