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Yarmulke carried by a Kindertransport refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2015.365.8

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    Yarmulke carried by a Kindertransport refugee

    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Kippah taken by thirteen year old Kurt Rosenbaum when he was sent by his parents on Kindertransport to Belgium in March 1939.
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Kurt R. Goldsmith in memory of his father, Kenneth Kurt Rosenbaum Goldsmith, and his grandparents, Frieda and Siegfried Rosenbaum

    Physical Details

    Classification
    Jewish Art and Symbolism
    Object Type
    Yarmulkes (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    Alternating cream and purple/burgundy stripes. Lined.
    Dimensions
    overall: | Diameter: 9.000 inches (22.86 cm)
    Materials
    overall : cloth

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The yarmulke was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2015 by Kurt R. Goldsmith.
    Record last modified:
    2023-05-04 14:24:43
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