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    'Table napkin' Used by Eva Herzfeld & Vinko Bacic. (Photo: Eva Gonzalez)
    'Table napkin' Used by Eva Herzfeld & Vinko Bacic. (Photo: Eva Gonzalez)


    Title of Textile:Table napkin
    Maker: Used by Eva Herzfeld & Vinko Bacic
    Country of Origin: Naples refugee camp
    Year Produced: N/A
    Size (cm):
    Materials: Linen/cotton mix
    Type of Textile: Memorabalia

    Used as a table cloth by Eva Herzfeld & Vinko Bacic, 1945/1948, during their stay at a refugee camp in Naples and en route on a ship carrying Red Cross refugees from Europe to Argentina and Chile after World War II.

    Owner: Conflict Textiles collection
    Location: Roberta Bacic, Northern Ireland
    Original / Replica: Original
    Photographer: Eva Gonzalez

    Textile exhibited at: Textile Accounts of Conflicts, 17/11/2014 - 18/11/2014
    Textile Accounts of Conflicts, 6/02/2015 - 7/03/2015
    Remembering the Holocaust, 8/01/2018 - 27/01/2018
    Torn from Home: Remembering the Holocaust , 10/01/2019 - 28/02/2019
    Tkanine otpora: glasovi žena / Textiles of Resistance: Women's Voices , 14/09/2019 - 30/09/2019
    From Home to Here: Stories of Languages Old and New, 5/11/2019 - 20/12/2019

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