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The Jewish Museum, under the Auspices of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, Presents a Loan Exhibit of Antique Ceremonial Objects and Paintings from the Collection of Mr. M. Zagayski. New York, May–July 1951

in Catalog of Catalogs Online

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Collection

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Zagayski.

Imprint

New York City, USA, 1951. Booklet, 28 pp., illustrations: 6 b&w, 14.5 × 21.5 cm. English.

Location

Jewish Museum New York (May–July 1951)

Description

Fourth anniversary exhibition of the Jewish Museum, showcasing some ten percent of Zagayski’s current holdings. Preface describes the history of this illustrious collection. Descriptive entries. 181 items.

Description

For the Museum’s second exhibition of the Zagayski Collection see #271 (1963).

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTSHEBREW ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTSPAINTINGSSYNAGOGUE TEXTILESTORAH ORNAMENTS

minor keywords

AmuletsBesamimBook bindingsBridal/Wedding beltsCircumcision implements/objectsEliezer Sussmann Meseritsch (scribe-artist)Etrog containersHaggadot, illuminated manuscriptsHanukkah lampsHavdalah candleholdersHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Bohemia-Moravia & Germany, 17th–19th CHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Italy, 17th–19th CHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Netherlands, 17th–19th CJoseph ben David of Leipnik (scribe-artist)Keter TorahKiddush cupsMatzah covers/bagsPainters, JewishPesach platesPesach towel coversPesach traysPidyon ha-Ben platesPrayerbooks/MahzorsPurim platesReader’s desk coversRembrandt van RijnRimmonimScrolls of Esther, casesScrolls of Esther, illuminatedShabbat lampsTassTorah Ark curtainsTorah Ark valancesTzedakah boxes/containersWedding ringsYad

Related ephemera

Listing of 97 additional objects (apparently) from the Zagayski Collection, arranged by object type, 3 pp., 28 × 21.5 cm.

Catalog of Catalogs Online

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