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Tapestry cloth purse brought with a young Austrian Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2016.243.2

Purse brought with Elfriede Toch when she left Austria in 1939 for the United States. The purse originally belonged to her mother Adele. Elfriede was one of 50 children whose immigration was sponsored by Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus of Philadelphia.

Dress Accessories
Object Type
Handbags (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Cynthia Ermert and Carolyn Aarons, 2016.
Record last modified: 2020-06-30 09:34:17
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