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A Stitch in Jewish Time: Provocative Textiles

in Catalog of Catalogs Online

(114 words)

Curator

Laura Kruger.

Imprint

New York City, USA, 2010. 17 pp., illustrations: 37 col., 2 b&w, 28 × 21.6 cm. English.

ISBN

1884300197

Location

HUC-JIR Museum, New York (7 September 2010–30 June 2011)

Description

Innovative textiles by contemporary Jewish artists that challenge the centuries-old view of the textile as “women’s work” and a medium for “domestic crafts”. Introductory text by Laura Kruger. Exhibits presented according to artist, each with short explanatory text about the work and its maker. 71 items.

main keywords

JEWISH ART, CONTEMPORARY/MODERNSYNAGOGUE TEXTILESTEXTILES

minor keywords

AmuletsChuppahNeedlework/EmbroideryOmer calendarsPesach platesPortraitsSculptureSilhouettesTapestriesTorah Ark curtainsTorah mantles

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