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‮הכול זהב. נפלאות האריגים הרקומים זהב‬‎ Shimmering Gold. The Splendor of Gold Embroidered Textiles

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(195 words)

Editor

Gania Dolev.

Curator

Nitza Behroozi BarOz.

Imprint

Tel Aviv, Israel, 2007. 43 pp., 165 pp.*, illustrations: 181 col., 7 b&w, 27 × 21 cm. Hebrew and English.

Location

Eretz Israel Museum (25 June–30 October 2007)

Description

The art of gold embroidery, exemplified in Jewish, Christian and Muslim items from around the world. Individual essays discuss: the cultural and social characteristics of gold embroidery (Nitza Behroozi BarOz), weaving, embroidery and lacework with gold thread (Bracha Yaniv), and golden embroidery from Spain to the Diaspora (Vivian B. Mann), in the Ottoman World (Jennifer Scarce), in Iraq (Idit Sharoni), and in antiquity (Orit Shamir, Alisa Baginski). Short descriptive entries. 104 items.

main keywords

COSTUMEGOLD EMBROIDERYNEEDLEWORK/EMBROIDERYSCHPANYER ARBETSYNAGOGUE TEXTILESTEXTILES

minor keywords

AmuletsBridal garmentsCircumcision garmentsDecorative wall hangingsHamsasHead coverings, bridalHenna ceremony/objectsIndiaIran/PersiaIraqMezuzah covers, textileMizrachMoroccoOttoman EmpirePortraitsPostcardsTorah Ark curtainsTorah bindersTorah mantlesTunisTunisiaUzbekistan

Related ephemera

Invitation to exhibition opening, single card, 1 col. illus., 9.8 × 19.8 cm; Exhibition review in ‮מכירת פומבית . מגזין ישראלי לאספנות ולאמנות‬‎ October 2007, pp. 62–68. Hebrew.

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