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Embroidered doily made by a Polish inmate in Ravensbrueck depicting the camp

Object | Accession Number: 2014.511.1

Doily created by a Polish inmate in Ravensbrück (Ravensbrueck) concentration camp in Germany in 1944. It has the phrase, Na zycie i na smierc (In life and death] embroidered above an image of the barracks.

Date
creation:  1944 July 29
Geography
creation: Ravensbrück (Concentration camp); Ravensbrück (Germany)
Language
Polish
Classification
Decorative Arts
Category
Needlework
Object Type
Doilies (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Bozenna M. Urbanowicz Gilbride
 
Record last modified: 2020-06-30 09:27:06
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