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Spiritual Heritage, Shimmering Treasures. Unknown Collections of the Portuguese Synagogue

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Authors & Curators

Students in Museum Studies, University of Amsterdam.

Imprint

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2004. 61 pp., illustrations: 17 col., 36 b&w, 20.7 × 14.6 cm. English.

ISBN

9080403237

Location

Portugeesch Israëlietisch Seminarium Etz Haim—Livraria D. Montezinos (28 June–29 August 2004)

Description

Illuminated manuscripts, printed books and ceremonial objects housed in the Portuguese Synagogue of Amsterdam but not usually visible to the public. Brief introduction to Amsterdam’s Sephardic community. Material in 5 sections, each with introductory text: Sephardi Identity, Interaction & Integration, International Orientation, Donors & Patrons, and Sephardi Iconography. Descriptive entries. 75 items.

main keywords

AMSTERDAMCEREMONIAL OBJECTSPRINTED BOOKSSEPHARDIC JEWSSYNAGOGUESTEXTILESTORAH ORNAMENTS

minor keywords

BesamimCoats of ArmsEtrog containersHanukkah lampsHistorical documentsKiddush cupsNeedlework/EmbroideryNetherlandsPlatesPortugalPrints, synagoguesPurim platesRimmonimShabbetai TsviSynagogues, AmsterdamSynagogues, NetherlandsTassTorah bindersTorah mantlesYad

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