Exhibition of Jewish Ceremonial Art

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Jewish Museum New York; Charles E. Feinberg.


Detroit, Mich., USA, 1951. 45 pp., illustrations: 27 b&w, 16 × 24 cm. English.


Detroit Institute of Arts (15 November–30 December 1951)


A large selection of ceremonial objects from the collections of Charles Feinberg and the Jewish Museum New York. Forewords by E.P. Richardson and Morris Adler. Preface by Cecil Roth. Introduction by Stephen S. Kayser. Individual sections on the Torah and its ornaments, and Holidays and Life Cycle events, each with an introductory text. Descriptive entries. 197 items.

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AmuletsBesamimBook bindingsCandlesticks/CandelabraChallah coversCircumcision implements/objectsElijah’s chairEtrog containersHanukkah lampsHanukkah lamps, synagogueHavdalah sets/compendiaHead coverings, men’sHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Spain, 12th–14th CHevra Kadisha beakersHevra Kadisha tzedakah boxesHevra Kadisha utensilsKeter TorahKetubbotKiddush jugs/decantersLevite setsMezuzah casesNer TamidOmer calendarsPesach platesPesach plates, 3-tieredPidyon ha-Ben platesReader’s desk coversRimmonimShechita knivesScrolls of Esther, casesScrolls of Esther, illuminatedShabbat lampsShabbat platesTalit neckbandTassTefillin casesTorah Ark curtainsTorah Ark valancesTorah Arks, miniatureTorah bindersTorah mantlesTzedakah boxes/containersWedding cupsWedding ringsYadYom Kippur belt buckles

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