Matzah cover : Sewn : Maroon, Green, Purple, Red, Yellow ; Ht: 16,5 in. x W: 12,5 in.
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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.