• Prisoner badge belonging to Julie Gutovich
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Prisoner badge belonging to Julie Gutovich

Museum Work

Resource TypeObjects
GenreClothing, Jewellery & Textiles;Nazism & Propaganda
Object ID2019.100.001
CreatorUnknown
Place of CreationParschnitz labour camp
DescriptionCircular prisoner badge with identification number written on cloth. Cloth circle has been encased in plastic and hand stitched around edge. Hole punctured at top of badge. Identification number written on both sides. 
Materials/Techniquescloth, plastic, ink
Measurements3.6 cm
Inscriptions21433
ProvenanceGifted to the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre in 2019 by Julie Gutovich. 

The donor was issued the badge with her identification number as a prisoner in Parschnitz labour camp. She was required to wear it at all times on a string. 
Classificationbadges
Legal Statuspermanent collection
Credit LineCourtesy of Julie Gutovich