Museum exhibit /Pillow-case with embroidered inscription.
A pillow case with an embroidered inscription in Lithuanian: “Dive, laimink tave!” (“Bless the Lord!") The pillow case belonged to the political prisoner Vinčas Bazilevičius. The embroidery was done by the political prisoner Petras Klangauskas in Noril’sk Camp in 1953. It is kept in the Museum of Exile and Resistance (Kaunas, Lithuanian Republic) (Photo 2010). 
 
 
 
 
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Thematic indexPrison
 
Thematic indexThe Camps
 
Thematic indexLife in Captivity/
 
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Years and places of existence in subject-related function1948, Kaunas prison
1953, Noril'sk camp
 
Materials
 
Detailed annotationThe pillow case belonged to the political prisoner Vinčas Bazilevičius, who received a food-parcel from his mother when he was in Kaunas Prison in 1948. The foodstuffs were wrapped in the pillow case. In 1953, when V. Bazilevičius was in the Noril’lag, another political prisoner, Petras Klangauskas, embroidered the following text on the pillow-case: “Dive, laimink tave!” (“Bless the Lord!”).
 
PersonsBazilevičius Vinčas, owner
 
PersonsKlangauskas Petras, manufactured the exhibit
 
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Museum exhibit /Pillow-case with embroidered inscription.