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Wooden folk art figurine of a Jewish freeloader

Object | Accession Number: 2016.184.5

Small roughly carved wooden figure of a Jewish moocher or schnorrer. This folk art figurine is one of the 900 items in the Katz Ehrenthal Collection of antisemitic artifacts and visual materials.

Date
approximately 1801-1900  (creation)
Geography
creation : Germany
Language
German
Classification
Decorative Arts
Category
Woodwork
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Katz Family
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:22:03
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