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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

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
1943  (use)
Geography
use : Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Classification
Decorative Arts
Category
Needlework
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Elizabeth Margosches
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:26:06
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