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Handmade white flag with a blue Star of David made by a German refugee in Shanghai

Object | Accession Number: 1998.147.1

White flag with a blue Star of David sewn by Ruth Linden in 1945 in Shanghai, China, to express her vision of the future flag of Israel. The flag was sewn in the "Ladies Secondhand Store," owned by the Linden family. They provided clothing goods and tailoring services to the community in Shanghai.

Date
1945  (creation)
Geography
creation : Hongkou Qu (Shanghai, China)
Classification
Identifying Artifacts
Category
Flags
Object Type
Flags (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Kurt Joseph Linden
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:27:12
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