This article analyses the gendered significance of a small blanket made from human hair which was donated to the Sydney Jewish Museum by a Holocaust survivor, Olga Horak. It forms part of the museum's Holocaust exhibition where Olga works as a volunteer guide. The blanket represents a testimonial object that carries in its fabric the personal stories of women's witnessing and suffering of events of the Holocaust. This article gives a brief overview of how the Sydney Jewish Museum provides...[Show more]
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