Museum exhibit /Embroidered greetings card
Greetings card embroidered on fabric. It is the work of Political Prisoner, Lidija Graudinaite. Dubravlag (Pot’ma, Mordovia). 1949. In the top right-hand corner is a symbolic representation of a red-green and yellow panel (the banned colours of the National Flag of Lithuania) surrounded by a ribbon of mourning. In the centre is a text in Lithuanian: "Brangi Mamyte! Prisimink kenčiančią be Tavęs ir Tėvynės. Lida." ["Dear Mum! Remember your daughter, who is suffering, separated from you and from her Country. Lida"]. The card is kept in the Museum of Exile and Resistance (Kaunas, Lithuania). 
 
 
 
 
Authenticity
 
Thematic indexThe Camps
 
Thematic indexLife in Captivity/
 
Thematic indexLife in Captivity/
 
Thematic indexLife in Captivity/
 
Size8 х 5,5 cm
 
Materials
 
Materials
 
Detailed annotationA greetings card embroidered on fabric. The work of the political prisoner Lidija Graudinaite. Dubravlag (Pot’ma, Mordovia). 1949. In the centre, there is a text in Lithuanian: "Brangi Mamyte! Prisimink kenčiančią be Tavęs ir Tėvyės. Lida" ["Dear Mum! Remember your daughter, who is suffering, separated from you and from her country! Lida"]. In the top right-hand section is a symbolic representation of the red, green and yellow Panel (the banned colours of the Lithuanian national flag), surrounded by a ribbon of mourning. The green threads have faded and show up white (similarly, a rose-bush in the bottom left-hand corner has “white” flowers).
 
PersonsGraudinaité Lidija, Made the card
 
Web page?Yes
 
 
Museum exhibit /Embroidered greetings card