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Skirt - Elga Kivicka, Latvian Costume, Linen, Merberka, Germany, circa 1945 Reg. No: SH 980211
- Linen Skirt, part of a traditional Latvian Costume, made by Mrs Elga Kivicka circa 1945, in Merberka, Germany. Elga owned a loom similar to the Apinis Loom, which was also made by fellow survivors of World War II, in a displaced persons camp in Germany with wood scavenged from bombed-out ruins.
- Embroidered Linen Skirt, with a traditional Latvian design.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mrs Anita Apinis-Herman, 1998
|Tagged with:||traditional costumes, wars conflicts, world war ii 1939-1945, immigration, displaced persons, latvian communities, latvian immigration, weaving, looms, skirts|
|Themes this item is part of:||Migration Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection|
|Primary Classification:||CULTURAL IDENTITY|
|Secondary Classification:||Ethnicity - Clothing|
|Tertiary Classification:||regional costume|
|Maker:||Mrs Elga Kivicka, Merberka, Germany, circa 1945|
|Place & Date Used:||Merberka, Germany, circa 1945|