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Black velvet two-piece cocktail dress brought to Palestine from prewar Poland 2009.117.2_a front

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Black velvet skirt and top owned by Ella Brecher Lieberman when she emigrated with her husband and 9 year old daughter, Hanna, from Stanislawow, Poland (Sasiv, Ukraine), to Palestine in 1939.

Black velvet skirt and top owned by Ella Brecher Lieberman when she emigrated with her husband and 9 year old daughter, Hanna, from Stanislawow, Poland (Sasiv, Ukraine), to Palestine in 1939.

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  • Title: Black velvet two-piece cocktail dress brought to Palestine from prewar Poland 2009.117.2_a front
  • Location: Palestine--Emigration and immigration. Poland--Emigration and immigration., Palestine--Emigration and immigration. Poland--Emigration and immigration.
  • Provenance: The dress was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2009 by Hanna Levi, the daughter of Ella Brecher Lieberman., The dress was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2009 by Hanna Levi, the daughter of Ella Brecher Lieberman.
  • Subject Keywords: Jewish families--Poland. Jews--Poland--History--20th century., Jewish families--Poland. Jews--Poland--History--20th century.
  • Type: Clothing and Dress, Clothing and Dress
  • Rights: Permanent Collection, Permanent Collection
  • External Link: See the full record at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, See the full record at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • Medium: a. Short, flared, black velvet jacket with a mandarin collar and a cloth covered button. The jacket has long sleeves that gather and balloon at the bottom. Weights are sewn into the bottom hem line. b. Long, A-line, black velvet skirt. The waist has 2 hook and eye closures on the left with metal snaps down the side. There are two slits in the back and a half-circle shaped small train. The inside waist is lined with ribbon and has 2 hanger loops., a. Short, flared, black velvet jacket with a mandarin collar and a cloth covered button. The jacket has long sleeves that gather and balloon at the bottom. Weights are sewn into the bottom hem line. b. Long, A-line, black velvet skirt. The waist has 2 hook and eye closures on the left with metal snaps down the side. There are two slits in the back and a half-circle shaped small train. The inside waist is lined with ribbon and has 2 hanger loops.

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