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Treasures of the Torah. From the Collection of the Historical Treasures Museum of the Ukraine

in Catalog of Catalogs Online

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Collection

Museum of Historical Treasures of Ukraine.

Imprint

New York City, USA, 2000. 119 pp., illustrations: 107 col., 24 × 23 cm. English.

Location

American Jewish Congress, Stephen Wise Congress House (5–22 December 2000)

Description

18th–20th-century Judaica items created by Jewish silversmiths. Introductory essay “Judaica. History, Traditions, Monuments”. Exhibits in three sections: Ornaments of the Torah, The Jewish Festivals (including numerous spice containers), and Everyday Rituals. Final section on silvermarks. Detailed descriptive entries, each including drawings of silver marks. 114 items.

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTSSILVERMARKSSILVERSMITHINGTORAH ORNAMENTS

minor keywords

BesamimBook bindingsCandlesticks/CandelabraEastern EuropeHand-washing vesselsHanukkah lampsKeter TorahKiddush cupsMezuzah casesRimmonimScrolls of Esther, casesTassTefillin casesYadYom Kippur belt buckles

Related ephemera

Press release for the exhibition, 3 pp., 28 × 21.5 cm.

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