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Blanket

Object | Accession Number: 2016.120.1

Blanket entrusted to Jewish community of Budapest by woman who walked in with it and wanted to give it to Syrian refugees, claiming it was worn by her mother after liberation from the camps during WWII. On September 11, 2015, the Bálint House (the Jewish Community Center of Budapest) was fundraising, collecting blankets and tents for Syrian refugees. An elderly person arrived in the afternoon who brought in blankets, includings this blanket which they said it was difficult to part with because their mother was given this blanket during WWII.

Classification
Furnishings and Furniture
Category
Household linens
Object Type
Blankets (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Jewish Community Center of Budapest
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Record last modified: 2017-05-09 10:36:21
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