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ქართველ ებრაელთა კულტურული მემკვიდრეობა Cultural Heritage of Georgian Jews

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Author & Curator

Lela Tsitsuashvili.

Collection

Georgian Jews History and Ethnography Museum.

Imprint

Tbilisi, Georgia, 2013. 143 pp., illustrations: 197 col., 21 × 29.8 cm. Georgian and English.

ISBN

9789941931185

Location

Georgian National Museum, Dimitri Shevardnadze National Gallery (18 January–20 February 2013)

Description

Georgian Jewish culture as reflected through paintings, graphic arts, photography, national costume, embroidery, ceremonial and domestic objects. A considerable number of these items are on exhibit for the first time. With numerous works illustrating Jewish individuals and customs, including those by Georgia’s first Jewish painter, Shalom Koboshvili (1876–1941), Georgian painter David Gvelesiani (1890–1949), and ethnographic photographer Dmitri Ermakov. Introduction by Lela Tsitsuashvili. Basic captions. 197 items.

Description

The exhibition celebrated the 80th anniversary of the David Baazov History Museum of Georgian Jews, the collections of which are currently housed within the Georgian National Museum’s various institutions.

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTSCOSTUMEGEORGIANEEDLEWORK/EMBROIDERYPAINTINGSPHOTOGRAPHSPORTRAITSTEXTILESTORAH ORNAMENTS

minor keywords

AmuletsBridal garmentsCandlesticks/CandelabraChallah coversCircumcision implements/objectsClocks/WatchesGvelesiani, DavidHanukkah lampsHebrew illuminated manuscripts, 10th–12th CHebrew illuminated manuscripts, BiblesHistorical photographsKeter TorahKetubbotKoboshvili, ShalomMezuzah casesMikvah itemsPaintings, Jewish customs & ceremoniesRimmonimSeals/Stamps, rabbi’sShechita knivesShiviti plaques, metalTalit bagsTankards/JugsTassTefillin bagsTorah Ark curtainsTorah mantlesWedding/MarriageYad

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