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Jointed wooden rod puppet shaped as a Jewish man with a Star of David badge

Object | Accession Number: 2016.184.564

Hand carved wooden rod puppet representing a Jew with jointed, movable arms and legs. Carved on the chest is a Star of David with a pseudo Yiddish/English quote): "I hab you ole in me pockit".
This object is one of more than 900 items in the Katz Ehrenthal Collection of antisemitic visual materials.

Date
approximately 1820  (creation)
Geography
creation : United States
Classification
Toys
Category
Wooden toys
Object Type
Rod puppets (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Katz Family
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Record last modified: 2018-05-14 09:31:05
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