Sewing bag : blue, white, grey ; Ht: 7 in. x W: 3,5 in.
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Small pouch sewn with white thread made by Rosa Pliskin-Sokolinski. Inside are pieces of fabric and a flower shaped cardboard thread spool. It also includes a small beige canvas pouch inside. The pouch was used by Rosa Pliskin-Sokolinski in Stutthof concentration camp to hold her sewing kit and belongings. Rosa considered these items to be very precious, she said they were "like gold to her". She kept the pouch around her neck at all time. Narrative: Rosa Pliskin-Sokolinski , known as Klupt, was born in Kovno, Lithuania in 1898. She married Mordechai Pliskin before the war. They had at least 4 children. The family owned a store in Kovno, c. 1925, which remained open until 1941. The family sold manufactured materials for clothing. In 1941 or 1942, Rosa’s grandmother Esther Klupt was shot in front of the family store with her great-grandson. Esther was 91 years old. Rosa Pliskin-Sokolinski and her relatives were sent to the ghetto and, on 1944-06-13, Rosa was then deported to the Stutthof concentration camp in Poland where she received 42451 as an identification number. She died in 1986 in Tivon, Israel. Rosa’s husband, Mordechai Pliskin perished in Dachau. Four of their children, David, Seil (Saul), Klara and the fourth, unknown, perished in the Holocaust.