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Material Treasures. The Textile Collection of the Jewish Museum of Australia

in Catalog of Catalogs Online

(119 words)

Curator

Naomi Cass.

Imprint

Melbourne, Australia, 1997. Booklet, 42 pp., illustrations: 21 b&w, 29 × 21.5 cm. English.

Location

Jewish Museum of Australia (18 March–1 June 1997)

Description

Numerous and varied examples of Jewish textiles, with particular attention paid to the role of women as the creators of these treasures. Texts cover the history of Jewish weaving and the techniques and materials it employs. Textiles in the Bible discussed by Ruth Kayser. Annotated list of 131 works.

main keywords

FEMALE ARTISTSSYNAGOGUE TEXTILESTEXTILES

minor keywords

Challah coversCircumcision garmentsDolls/PuppetsHead coverings, men’sHoly Land travelogues/itinerariesMatzah covers/bagsTalitTalit neckbandTorah Ark curtainsTorah bindersTorah mantlesWomen’s handicrafts

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