Chiffon scarf used as a veil in a wartime Polish Jewish wedding
1942 May 05
Getto warszawskie (Warsaw Ghetto);
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Genia Reznic
Chiffon scarf saved by Rivka Ribak that was used in Warsaw Ghetto as a veil by her sister Stella for her wedding on May 5, 1942.
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Also in Rivka Ribak collection
The collection consists of a fragment of embroidered curtain and a scarf relating to the experiences of Rivka Ribak during the Holocaust in the Warsaw ghetto in German occupied Poland.
Date: approximately 1942
Remnant of a hand embroidered curtain from the home of Rivka Ribak's family in Warsaw, Poland.