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Judaica w zbiorach Muzeum Narodowego w Warszawie

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Translated title Judaica from the Collection of the National Museum in Warsaw
Author & Curator

Ewa Martyna.

Editor

Elżbieta Jurczyszyn.

Imprint

Warsaw, Poland, 1993. 310 pp., illustrations: 16 col., 101 b&w, 21 × 23 cm. Polish and English.

ISBN

8371000081

Location

Muzeum Narodowe w Warszawie (1993)

Description

The Museum’s entire Judaica collection. Introduction includes brief overview of Jewish art collections in Poland, beginning in the late 19th C. Main essay “Jewish Art: Style and Symbolic Meaning” (pp. 13–15). Vast majority of the catalog dedicated to the objects, which are presented according to: Synagogue, Home/ Life Cycle, and Holidays, each with in-depth introductory texts and descriptive entries. Numerous examples of besamim and Torah ornaments. 340 items.

main keywords

BESAMIMCEREMONIAL OBJECTSCOSTUMEHANUKKAH LAMPSJEWISH ART, EXISTENCE/CHARACTERISTICS OFSYNAGOGUE TEXTILESTORAH ORNAMENTS

minor keywords

BookbindingsBrusttichlCandlesticks/CandelabraCircumcision implements/objectsClocks/WatchesEtrog containersHead coverings, men’sHead coverings, women’sKeter TorahKiddush cupsPesach platesPidyon ha-Ben platesPlatesPurim platesRimmonimSeals/Stamps, ringsSchpanyer arbetScrolls of Esther, casesTassTefillin casesTorah Ark curtainsTorah Ark valancesTorah mantlesTzedakah boxes/containersWedding ringsWriting implementsYadYom Kippur belt buckles

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