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Contemporary Artifacts 1990

in Catalog of Catalogs Online

(139 words)

Curator

Beverly M. Haas.

Imprint

Philadelphia, Pa., USA, 1990. 24 pp., illustrations: 10 b&w, 22.5 × 22.5 cm. English.

Location

National Museum of American Jewish History (28 October–30 December 1990)

Description

The tenth installment of the Museum’s annual crafts exhibition, here focusing on ceremonial objects used in the home. Preface by Beverly M. Hass. Main catalog essay “Boundary-Markers in Jewish Space and Time” (Arthus Waskow) presents these items as loci of meetings and transformations. Basic entries (including prices) according to object type or holiday. 127 items.

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTS, CONTEMPORARY/MODERN

minor keywords

BesamimCandlesticks/CandelabraChallah coversChuppahCircumcision pillowsCostumeDreidelsElijah’s cupHanukkah lampsJewish artistsKetubbotKiddush cupsMatzah covers/bagsMezuzah casesMizrachPesach platesPurim groggersShiviti plaquesTalit bagsTzedakah boxes/containersWedding rings

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