Hand-wrought horseshoe nail used by a Gypsy
Spis (Poland and Slovakia)
Tools and Equipment
- Object Type
Nails and spikes (lcsh)
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
Horseshoe nail from Gypsy man Kolomon Gabor, from town Spissky Stourtok near Spis, Slovakia. Gabor was in work camps in 1942 and 1943.
Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:24:01
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Also in Lovari clothing and tools collection
The collection consists of items owned by a Lovari family.
Blouse worn by a Slovakian member of the Lovari group. During the Holocaust, members of the Lovari group were sent to workcamps in Slovakia; the grandfather "Makula" died in a workcamp.
Blouse worn by Julia Weinrich, member of Czech-Moravian nomadic Gypsy group. The Weinrichs family was sent to Auschwitz, where Julia Weinrich's cousin was killed.
Horseshoe with nails, c. 1940s, from Gypsy man Kolomon Gabor, from town Spissky Stourtok near Spis, Slovakia. Gabor was in work camps in 1942 and 1943.
Worn by a settled Gypsy woman, Gizela Tiser, who lived in Betlanovce, near Spiska Nova Ves, E-Slovakia. Her family was in a work camp, where one family member died.
Scarf worn by a member of a nomadic Gypsy group from Kendice, near Prsar; worn by Margita Makulova, member of nomadic Gypsy group.