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Skirt made by a German Jewish woman to demonstrate her sewing capabilities

Object | Accession Number: 2017.298.2

Maroon sample skirt with various stitches and fasteneres used by Elfriede Gerson to demonstrate her abilities as a seamstress. Elfriede left Hamburg, Germany, for the United States in 1941, where she married her fiancee Kurt Hillelsohn who had arrived in November 1938.

Clothing and Dress
Women's clothing
Object Type
Skirts (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Michael Hillelsohn
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Record last modified: 2018-10-29 16:09:43
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