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Painted silk square from an internment camp

Date made: c.1941

Description: Silk square painted by donor's mother Jeanette Kitzler whilst interned at Rushen Camp during Second World War. She was a Jewish refugee born 1905 in Vienna, she arrived in Britain in 1938. The silk shows a palm tree, seagull, Manx cat and initials J.K. (unfinished edges)

Materials: silk

Object name: silk

Collection: Costume & Textiles Collection

ID Number: 2022-0034



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