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Striped tallit used by a concentration camp inmate

Object | Accession Number: 2002.478.2

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    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Tallit kept by Albert Bernard Hartstein during his incarceration in various concentration camps.
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Paul Hartstein

    Physical Details

    Classification
    Jewish Art and Symbolism
    Physical Description
    Rectangular cloth shawl with black and white vertical stripes on each side. There are tzitzit, tassels made from knotted thread, attached in each corners. It has an atarah [headband] of embroidered silver thread.
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 55.500 inches (140.97 cm) | Width: 77.500 inches (196.85 cm)
    Materials
    overall : cloth

    Rights & Restrictions

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

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    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The tallit was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2002 by Paul Hartstein.
    Record last modified:
    2022-10-17 08:45:30
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