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Cuticle pusher

Object | Accession Number: 2002.436.23

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    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    The manicure tool 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

    Physical Description
    Cylindrical metal form that flattens and rounds to point at bottom and attaches to curved bone handle at top.
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 5.000 inches (12.7 cm) | Width: 0.500 inches (1.27 cm) | Depth: 0.250 inches (0.635 cm)
    Materials
    overall : bone, 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

    Provenance
    The manicure tool was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2002 by Elizabeth Margosches the grandaughter of Helene Reik.
    Record last modified:
    2023-09-29 13:47:14
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