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A Philadelphia Sampler. Art and Artifacts from Jewish Collections

in Catalog of Catalogs Online

(198 words)

Author & Curator

Cissy Grossman.

Imprint

Philadelphia, Pa., USA, 1980. Booklet, 24 pp., illustrations: 14 b&w, 23.2 × 20.3 cm. English.

Location

National Museum of American Jewish History (1980)

Description

A wide range of Jewish items lent by private and public collections in Philadelphia, and other objects connected to Philadelphian Jewry from outside collections. Introduction by Cissy Grossman discusses the nature of these collections—from synagogues to schools and libraries to individual collectors and their personal interests. Material displayed according to collection. Basic entries. 185 items.

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTSCEREMONIAL OBJECTS, CONTEMPORARY/MODERNTORAH ORNAMENTS

minor keywords

AmuletsBesamimBook bindingsBridal/Wedding beltsCandlesticks/CandelabraEtrog containersHaggadotHand-washing vesselsHanukkah lampsHead coverings, women’sHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Bohemia-Moravia & Germany, 17th–19th CHistorical documentsKeter TorahKetubbotKiddush cupsKiddush Levana, decoratedLevite setsMatzah covers/bagsMezuzah casesMyer MyersNeedlework/EmbroideryOmer calendarsPapercutsPesach cupsPesach pillow coversPortraitsPrayerbooks/MahzorsPrints, synagoguesPurim platesRimmonimSamplers (needlework)Schatz, BorisShabbat platesShechita knivesSilhouettesSynagogue trowelsTalit bagsTassTobacco/Snuff boxesTorah bindersTorah Arks, miniatureUnited StatesWedding cupsWedding ringsYadYahrzeit banners

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