Embroidered linen shirt, 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.

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Embroidered Linen Shirt, with a traditional Latvian embroidery in red around the shoulders.

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