Tradition and Fantasy in Jewish Needlework. Essays and Catalogue of an Exhibition at the Yeshiva University Museum. November 1981–June 1982

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(112 words)


Ita Aber.


New York City, USA, 1981. 83 pp., illustrations: 12 col., 99 b&w, 24.2 × 21.5 cm. English.


Yeshiva University Museum (November 1981–June 1982)


Contemporary pieces of needlework Judaica, displayed according to function: Priestly Garments, Textiles for Prayer, Holders for Ritual Objects, Wall Hangings and Pictures, etc. Introduction to modern Jewish textiles by Judith Friedmann. Descriptive entries. 116 items.

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Challah coversElijah’s chairHead coverings, men’sHead coverings, women’sJewish Art, contemporary/modernMatzah covers/bagsMezuzah casesMizrachPesach towel coversSimchat Torah flagsTalitTassTorah bindersTorah mantles

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