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Arts du Maghreb. Collections du département des arts maghrébins musulmans

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Translated title The Arts of Maghreb. Collections of the Department of Maghrebinian Muslim Art
Author

E. Mesle.

Imprint

Paris, France, 1977. 115 pp., 31 pp., illustrations: 12 b&w, 29.7 × 21.5 cm. French.

Location

Musée National des Arts Africains et d’ Oceanie (3 December 1977–15 February 1978)

Description

The artistic heritage of Maghreb, presented in two sections. The first deals with the region’s Muslim population; the second with its non-Muslim residents, both ancient and recent. Jewish presence discussed on pp. 20–31, and items 152–200, with examples of costume followed by synagogue objects, and ceremonial objects according to holidays. Mimeographed copy. 200 items.

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTSCOSTUMENORTH AFRICATORAH ORNAMENTS

minor keywords

AlgeriaAmuletsHamsas, lamp hangersHanukkah lampsKetubbotLibyaMauritaniaMezuzah casesMizrachMoroccoPesach platesRimmonimScrolls of Esther, illuminatedShabbat lampsSynagogue lampsTalitTalit bagsTorah mantlesTunisiaYad

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