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Unfinished lace circle with scalloped edges owned by a prisoner in Theresienstadt ghetto/labor camp

Object | Accession Number: 2002.436.25

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    Unfinished lace circle with scalloped edges owned by a prisoner in Theresienstadt ghetto/labor camp
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    Brief Narrative
    Unfinished lace circle and thread ball that belonged to Helene Reik while she was imprisoned in the Theresienstadt ghetto/labor camp in German occupied Czechoslovakia. Helene died in 1943 from an infection as a result of several surgeries performed on her in the camp.
    Date
    use:  1943
    Geography
    use: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Elizabeth Margosches

    Physical Details

    Classification
    Decorative Arts
    Category
    Needlework
    Physical Description
    Lace circle with scalloped edges and attached thread ball. It is unfinished work.
    Dimensions
    overall: | Depth: 3.875 inches (9.843 cm)
    Materials
    overall : lace

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
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    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The lace 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 10:54:20
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