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Through the Eye of the Needle:
Fabric of Survival

 

The Fabric Art of Esther Nisenthal Krinitz

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Road to Krasnik.  
 

road to krasnik

"October 15, 1942. After being abandoned by a neighbor whom my mother had paid to take us to Dombrowa, Mania and I met our cousin Dina, on her way to Krasnik with her baby and the other Rachow Jews. As the road began to curve around the mountain, I realized how close we were to Krasnik and I was suddenly terrified. I pleaded with Mania to come with me to Stefan. She finally agreed after Dina told her, 'Go Mania, go with Esther.'"



Embroidery and fabric collage, 1994.

28-7/16"W x 32-5/16"H.

 

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