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‮אזרבייג׳אן. יהודים הרריים—מוסלמים עירוניים‬‎ Mountain Jews—Urban Muslims

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Editor & Curator

Nina Benzoor.

Imprint

Haifa, Israel, 1992. 159 pp., illustrations: 45 col., 62 b&w, 27.4 × 21.4 cm. Hebrew and English.

Location

Haifa Museum of Music and Ethnology (Opening: 28 July 1992)

Description

The first comprehensive exhibition on the material culture and traditions of Azerbaijan’s Jews and Muslims. Part I dedicated to the Jewish population, which lived for centuries in the mountains of the eastern Caucus. Individual essays on the community’s history (Gershon Ben-Oren), literature (Michael Zand), ketubbot (Shalom Sabar), music and musical instruments (Nina Benzoor), embroidery and patchwork (Bat-Sheva Drimer), and kalghai (scarves worn for modesty) (Dalit Thon). Brief descriptive entries. 251 items.

main keywords

AZERBAIJANCAUCASUSCOSTUMEKETUBBOTHEAD COVERINGS, WOMEN’SMOUNTAIN JEWSMUSICNEEDLEWORK/EMBROIDERYPHOTOGRAPHS

minor keywords

Carpets/RugsDeath/MourningHead coverings, men’sJewelrySynagogues, AzerbaijanTextiles

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