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Textiles from Bohemian and Moravian Synagogues

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Editors

Ludmila Kybalová, Eva Kosáková, Alexandr Putík.

Curator

Ludmila Kybalová.

Collection

Jewish Museum in Prague.

Imprint

Prague, Czech Republic, 2003. 376 pp., illustrations: 505 col., 8 b&w, 31.5 × 23 cm. English.

ISBN

8085608650

Location

Prague Castle (26 March–23 June 2003)

Description

A monumental publication for the exhibition “For Dignity and Adornment: Textile Treasures from Bohemian and Moravian Synagogues” [K slávě a ozdobě: Textilní skvosty českých a moravských synagog]. Introductory essay on the Jewish Museum in Prague’s collection of synagogue textiles (Ludmila Kybalová). 12 additional essays on: Jewish textiles in Biblical times (Kybalová), Moravian synagogue textiles (Dana Veselská), the Kapporet (Dana Veselská, Michaela Scheibová), Parokhot of Prague synagogues and their donors (Alexandr Putík), Dedicatory inscriptions (Jiřina Šedinová), etc. Catalog listing in three main sections: Textile Techniques (embroidery, other techniques, patterned fabrics and oriental fabrics), Jewish Symbols, and Various. Introductory texts to each section and its sub-categories. Descriptive entries. 1000 items.

main keywords

CZECH REPUBLICJEWISH SYMBOLS/THEMESNEEDLEWORK/EMBROIDERYSYNAGOGUE TEXTILESTEXTILESTORAH ARK CURTAINSTORAH ARK VALANCES

minor keywords

Circumcision Torah Ark curtainsJudaica exhibitions, pre-World War II (photographs of)Torah mantles

Related ephemera

Exhibition leaflet, 6 pp., 11 col. illus., 21 × 10 cm. English; Exhibition leaflet, 8 pp., 21 col. illus., 30 × 15.2 cm. Czech.

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