Wall Hangings, Hairs and The Holocaust

    Volume 39, Issue 4 (July 1994)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Page Count: 6


    Gorski, A
    Microscopist, Optical Microscopy Laboratory, DIFS, Israel Police National Headquarters, Jerusalem,

    Sheffer, A
    Consultant, Ancient Textiles, Tel-Aviv,

    Zamir, A
    Forensic Biologists, Forensic Biology Laboratory, Division of Identification and Forensic Science (DIFS), Israel Police National Headquarters, Jerusalem,

    Granger-Taylor, H
    Textile Historian, The British Museum, Dept. of Egyptian Antiquities, London,

    Salmon, I
    Director, Yad Vashem Art Museum, Jerusalem,

    Brauner, P
    Forensic Biologists, Forensic Biology Laboratory, Division of Identification and Forensic Science (DIFS), Israel Police National Headquarters, Jerusalem,

    (Received 15 November 1993; accepted 16 December 1993)

    Abstract

    Two wall hangings, from the time of the Second World War, were reportedly made from human hair. Laboratory examination of the hangings confirmed this fact. Fibers, holding the wall hangings together, and the weave of the hangings were also examined. Results and implications of the findings are discussed.


    Paper ID: JFS13694J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS13694J

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