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Jump rope

Museum Work

Resource TypeObjects
Date of Creationearly 20th century
GenreDaily Life & Household;Sports & Recreation
Object ID2007.005.001
Place of CreationUnknown, used in Vienna, Austria
DescriptionJump rope with two wooden handles painted with red and blue geometric design. Fibrous twisted rope between the handles. Paint is worn and wood is scratched. 
Materials/Techniquespainted wood and rope
Measurementshandles: 18 x 4 cm; rope: 8 mm thick
ProvenanceGifted to the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre in 2007 by Debby Freiman.

The jump rope was owned by the donor's mother, Leonore Freiman, who left Vienna, Austria in 1939 to escape Nazi persecution.
Classificationjump ropes
Legal Statuspermanent collection
Credit LineCourtesy of Debby Freiman