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Matzah cover

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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Matzah cover : Sewn : Maroon, Green, Purple, Red, Yellow ; Ht: 16,5 in. x W: 12,5 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Matzah cover : Sewn : Maroon, Green, Purple, Red, Yellow ; Ht: 16,5 in. x W: 12,5 in.
Other Title Information
Ceremonial Artifact
Date
1851-1860
Physical Condition
Good
Language
Hebrew
Notes
Circular shape, embroidered with fabric flowers, cross-stitched with floss. Border is fringed. Narrative: Handcrafted from Czernowitz (today Chernivtsi), Bukovina. Name of the donor' great-great grandmother, Cohen, is embroidered on the bottom flap. The matzah cover has been handed down through generations. The mother of the donor, Suzie Rosenblatt (nee Mier) kept it hidden in the Bershad concentration camp in Transnistria (Ukraine). The donor's brother, Jacob Wardi, was also in Bershad. Donor Regina Stiglitz (Rosenblatt) was in a different work camp called Muraffa. The family was reunited after the war and emigrated to Canada in 1962.
Accession No.
1990.21.11
Name Access
Stiglitz Rosenblatt, Regina
Places
Chernivtsi, Ukraine, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
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